Crime, Governance and Existential Predicaments by James Hardie-BickCrime, Governance and Existential Predicaments by James Hardie-Bick

Crime, Governance and Existential Predicaments

byJames Hardie-BickEditorR. Lippens

Hardcover | November 8, 2011

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This collection focuses on the existential predicaments and choices that underpin current debates and developments in the governance of crime and criminal justice and argues for the relevance of existentialist thought for enhancing a critical and philosophically inspired criminological imagination.
JAMES HARDIE-BICK is Lecturer in Sociology at Keele University, UK. Recent publications include: "Erving Goffman, 1922-82" (co-authored with P. Hadfield) in Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology and "Skydiving and the Metaphorical Edge" in Ethnography in Context.   RONNIE LIPPENS is Professor of Criminology at Keele University, UK. His re...
Title:Crime, Governance and Existential PredicamentsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:216 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0 inPublished:November 8, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230283152

ISBN - 13:9780230283152


Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Introduction; J.Hardie-Bick & R.Lippens
Goffman, Existentialism and Criminology; J.Hardie-Bick & P.Hadfield
Subjectivation as Problem and Project: Is there an Existentialist Motif in Foucault?; C.Messner
Vengeance and Furies: Existential Dilemmas in Penal Decision Making; S.Green
Total Institutions and the Last Human Freedom; J.Hardie-Bick
Existential Predicaments and Constabulary Ethics; D.O'Rourke & J.Sheptycki
Heidegger, Restorative Justice and Desistance: A Phenomenological Perspective; D.Polizzi 
Crime, Harm and Responsibility; D.Crewe
Mystical Sovereignty and the Emergence of Control Society; R.Lippens