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  1. Recommended Reading For the Unit 15 items
    No one text covers all the material dealt with in this unit. However the material listed below comes closest. They may not all be listed under further sections of this list so please match their contents & indexes to lecture topics. Where e-books are available I have included them, though be aware that hard copies may also be available to borrow from the library.
    1. Textbooks 5 items
      1. Criminology: theory and context - Tierney, John 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase This links to latest edition which is an e-book. Hard copies are also available. Any of the previous editions will also be fine if you can't obtain the latest edition.

      2. An introduction to critical criminology - Pamela Ugwudike 2015

        Book Recommended or Additional There are a number of chapters in this textbook which directly relate to lectures covered in this unit. This text though also covers more recent developments in critical criminology which are not relevant to this unit which primarily covers the period between 1945-1990.

      3. Liberalism and crime: the British experience - Sullivan, Robert R., ebrary, Inc 2000 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase A large number of chapters in this book relates directly to numerous lectures in this unit.

      4. International criminology: a critical introduction - Watts, Rob, Bessant, Judith, Hil, Richard 2008

        Book Recommended or Additional Read the chapters in Part I

      5. The sociology of deviance: an obituary - Sumner, Colin c1994

        Book Recommended or Additional Not as much of an introductory textbook as those listed above since it is a more challenging (and sometimes long winded) read. It does however give a thorough account of context and theoretical arguments.

    2. Fifty Key..... 2 items
      These texts are very useful in so far as giving a biography of key contributors to matters addressed in this unit.
      1. Fifty key thinkers in criminology - Hayward, Keith J., Maruna, Shadd, Mooney, Jayne, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase This text offers a biography of 50 key thinkers in criminology setting their work in historical & cultural context. It includes brief overviews of their inetellectual contribution to criminology. I encourage you to read the sections on the key theorists considered in this unit. The text is also available in hard copy from the library.

    3. Academic Dictionaries 2 items
      1. The Sage dictionary of criminology - Eugene McLaughlin, John Muncie 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book  This link is to the first edition of the text which is available as an e-book. Later editions are available as physical copies to borrow from the library (there is no e-copies for later editions available for the library)

      2. The Routledge companion to criminological theory and concepts 2017

        Book  This text offers fuller explanations on terms and concepts more relevant to theoretical criminology (as compared to the SAGE Dictionary of Criminology).

    4. Readers 2 items
      Readers are edited collections of original texts which have been abridged and organised into categories by the editor(s).
      1. Key readings in criminology - Newburn, Tim 2009

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase This text contains abridged versions of many original articles & papers. I have identified the relevant of the book under the relevant sections on the unit programme.

      2. Criminological perspectives 2013

        Book  This is the third edition. Earlier editions are also relevant and may actually contain slightly different chapters.

    5. Journal articles 2 items
      The journal articles identified here offer good overviews of (some) aspects of what is covered in this unit.
      1. Critical Genres and Radical Criminology in Britain : A Microeconometric Analysis of the Under-reporting of Property Crime and Its Implications - G. Pavlich 2001-1-1

        Article Recommended or Additional In this article Pavlich distinguishes different styles of critique between I.New deviancy sociology (in this unit referred to as the sociology of deviance and the NDC) which uses a style of critique involving problematization and reconstruction II.The New left critique (in this unit is covered in the lecture on critical criminology and abolitionism) which uses a style of critique based on exposé III.The new criminology which uses a categorical immanent critique (see lecture 8) IV.Critical Criminology which uses a praxis-orientated immanent critique (see section III)

      2. A Critique of Marxist Criminology - Richard F. Sparks 1980

        Article  This article covers a lot of material relevant to numerous arguments and perspectives dealt with in this unit

    6. Other sources of relevance 2 items
      1. A History of British criminology - Rock, Paul 1988

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase This book first appeared as a special edition of the British Journal of Criminology (1988) vol.28 (2),131-313 which is available electronically. Read particularly chapters by IV, V, XIII. The chapter by Downes on 'The Sociology of Crime and Social Control in Britain, 1960-1987' appears as a library scan in Moodle - see Part II.

  2. I. Construction of Modern British Criminology 21 items
    The majority of texts identified in this section explain the construction, components and institutions of Modern Criminology. The texts identified are relevant to material covered in lecture 1 and 2.
    1. Essential Reading 8 items
      1. A brief history of criminology - Ben Bowling 09/2006

        Article Essential, Key or Purchase This short article explains the historical development of criminology. Take note of the institutions that were set up and what their purposes were for. Also note the key actors in the historical development of the discipline.

      2. The culture of control: crime and social order in contemporary society - Garland, David 2001

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read in particular chapter 2 called Modern Criminal Justice and the Penal-Welfare State

      3. The Oxford handbook of criminology - Maguire, Mike, Morgan, Rod, Reiner, Robert 2002

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Garland's chapter called Of Crimes and Criminals: the development of criminology in Britain is essential reading. If all the 3rd editions of the Oxford Handbook are on loan then check if any copies of the 1st or 2nd edition are available to borrow. Also if you get the password and username from more recent editions of this book you may be able to obtain the chapter via the publisher web site for this book - https://global.oup.com/uk/orc/criminology/liebling6e/

      4. Criminology, Social Theory and the Challenge of our Times - D. Garland, R. Sparks 01/03/2000

        Article Essential, Key or Purchase It is important that you read pages 193–198 - sections titled Modern Criminology and Modern British Criminology and Twentieth-Century Modernism. This book chapter was originally published as a journal article which it may be easier for you to obtain. See the listing below.

      5. Criminology and social theory - David Garland, Richard Sparks 2000

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase It is important that you read pages 7 -14 sections titled Modern Criminology and Modern British Criminology and Twentieth-Century Modernism. This book chapter is also available as an e-journal (see listing above).

      6. The criminological foundations of penal policy: essays in honour of Roger Hood - Zedner, Lucia, Ashworth, Andrew 2003

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read Zedner's chapter. This chapter is available to you all as it has been digitised. Do click through until you can obtain/download the chapter.

      7. Volume 28 Issue 2 | The British Journal of Criminology | Oxford Academic

        Webpage Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapters by Garland, Morris and Martin. This special edition of the British Journal of Criminology as later published as a book called A History of British Criminology edited by Paul Rock - see listing below.

      8. A history of British criminology - Paul Rock 1988

        Book  The chapters in this book were originally published in a special edition of The British Journal of Criminology in 1988. The chapters/journal articles are available electronically. However you may like to refer to the book. See chapters by Garland, Morris, Martin in terms of modern criminology.

    2. Other recommended Texts 5 items
      The texts listed below are also felt to be useful in explaining modern criminology.
      1. The Problem of crime - Muncie, John, McLaughlin, Eugene, Open University 2001

        Book Recommended or Additional Read chapter 1 by Muncie.

      2. Poverty, welfare, and the disciplinary state - Jones, Chris, Novak, Tony, ebrary, Inc 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended or Additional Read chapter 4.

      3. Decarceration: community treatment and the deviant : a radical view - Scull, Andrew T. 1984

        Book Recommended or Additional Read chapter 2. Second hand copies of this book can be bought quite cheaply. This book is also relevant to part III and V of the unit.

      4. Criminal justice theory: an introduction - Burke, Roger Hopkins 2012

        Book Recommended or Additional Read chapter 1 and 2. Only 1 available as scan due to copyright restrictions

    3. Architects of & Institutions of Modern British Criminology 8 items
      The texts listed below explain the background & contribution of the key architects of modern British criminology. Also texts on specific institutions.
      1. Architects of Modern British Criminology 5 items
        1. Hermann Mannheim and Max Grunhut: Criminological Pioneers in London and Oxford - R. Hood 01/07/2004

          Article Recommended or Additional A detailed examination of Mannheim and Grunhut's background and their pivotal contribution to establishing criminology as an academic discipline in Britain in the post war decades.

        2. HERMANN MANNHEIM (1889–1974) - LEON RADZINOWICZ 1988

          Article  This is an obituary for Mannheim written by Radzinowicz

        3. Hermann Mannheim

          Webpage  Details about Mannheim

        4. Ideology, crime and criminal justice: a symposium in honour of Sir Leon Radzinowicz - A. E. Bottoms, Leon Radzinowicz, Michael H. Tonry, Leon Radzinowicz Commemorative Symposium 2002 (electronic resource)

          Book  Read from page IX - the preface up to chapter 2 (although you might find some of chapter 2 of interest/relevance).

      2. Institutions where Modern British Criminology was disseminated. 3 items
        1. Crime, criminology and public policy: essays in honour of Sir Leon Radzinowicz - Roger Hood, Leon Radzinowicz 1974

          Book  Read chapter 1 regarding the Foundation of the Institute of Criminology in Cambridge &/or chapter 2 The Founding of the Home Office Research Unit

        2. The acceptable pressure group: inequality in the penal lobby : a case study of the Howard League and RAP - Mick Ryan 1978

          Book  Read parts of chapter 3 and all of chapter 4

        3. ISTD: where theory meets practice - Julia Braggins, Nigel South 12/1998

          Article Background A short article on the history of ISTD. When reading the article consider the key disciplines it draws on & its aims.

  3. II. Questioning The State & Social Control 43 items
    1. 3. Critics of Control: Counter Cultures & Social Movements 16 items
      A lot has been written on the politics and culture of the 1960s and 1970s. I list a number of relevant texts though there are probably far more available from the library.
      1. Student Activism 5 items
        1. The making of a counter culture: reflections on the technocratic society and its youthful opposition - Roszak, Theodore 1995

          Book Recommended or Additional There are 4 copies of the edition printed in 1995 & 4 of the original published in 1970

        2. Student protest: the sixties and after - Gerard J. DeGroot 1998

          Book  Suggested chapters to read are 1, 3 and 4

        3. British student activism in the long sixties - Caroline Hoefferle 2013

          Book 

        4. Between Marx and Coca-Cola: youth cultures in changing European societies, 1960-1980 - Axel Schildt, Detlef Siegfried 2006

          Book  Read in particular the chapters 1 (The Introduction) and the chapters in part 1.

      2. Youth & crime - Muncie, John 2009

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read sections 6.2 Subcultures & Resistance & 6.3 Countercultures & Dissent. Earlier editions of this text are available & are suitable to use.

      3. The sixties - Diski, Jenny, ebrary, Inc 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended or Additional

      4. Generation on fire: voices of protest from the 1960s : an oral history - Kisseloff, Jeff c2007

        Book Recommended or Additional

      5. Sixties Britain: culture, society, and politics - Donnelly, Mark P. 2005

        Book 

      6. The sociology of youth culture and youth subcultures: sex and drugs and rock 'n' roll? - Mike Brake 2013

        Book Recommended or Additional Read chapter 3. This text is also relevant to material covered in lecture 6 and 11. Hard copies of this text are available from the library.

      7. Peace and freedom: the civil rights and antiwar movements in the 1960s - Simon Hall, ebrary, Inc c2005 (electronic resource)

        Book  Simon Hall explores two linked themes: first, the civil rights movement's response to the war in Vietnam; second, the relationship between the black groups that opposed the war and the mainstream peace movement

      8. Stalking sociologists: J. Edgar Hoover's FBI surveillance of American sociology - Mike Forrest Keen 2017

        Book  Read chapter one which discusses the attempt to control radical academics and stifle dissent.

    2. 4. Critics of Control: Critical Sociologists 13 items
      1. C Wright-Mills 5 items
        1. The sociological imagination - Mills, C. Wright 2000

          Book Recommended or Additional

        2. The Sociological Imagination Revisited - - Barry Krisberg

          Webpage  This document is from an article published in Canadian Journal of Criminology and Corrections published in 1974 16 pages 145-161

        3. The new criminology: for a social theory of deviance - Ian R. Taylor, Paul Walton, Jock Young 2013 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended or Additional Read the section called The Millsian Vision which appears towards the start of the Introduction to the 40th Anniversary Edition

        4. Stalking sociologists: J. Edgar Hoover's FBI surveillance of American sociology - Mike Forrest Keen 2017

          Book  Read chapter one which introduces the concerns/aims of the book. Read chapter 11 in relation to how the FBI tried to stifle Mills.

      2. Alvin Gouldner 4 items
        1. Volume 11, Issue 6, November 1982

          Article  Special edition of the journal Theory and Society devoted to Gouldner. Although sometimes quite complex the various articles explain Gouldner's work and politics.

      3. Both 2 items
        1. Fifty key sociologists : the contemporary theorists: The contemporary theorists - John Scott 2007

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase This text is useful as it gives explanations of the Mills and Gouldner's (among others) work and arguments..

        2. Law, order and the authoritarian state: readings in critical criminology - Scraton, Phil 1987

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase This book chapter has been digitised - click the icon to the right. Read pages 1-10 of chapter 1 which outlines criticisms of ‘structural-functionlist’ sociology (mainstream sociology which is applied). They outline the work of C.Wright Mills, Alvin Gouldner and other critics of social science including criticism of psycho-surgery.

      4. Other related critics/texts 2 items
        1. Against criminology - Cohen, Stanley 1988

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 5 'Protest, Unrest & Delinquency'. This chapter is also available as a library scan in Moodle. This chapter was orginally published as a journal article 1973. Focus particularly on the sorts of counter cultural and political movements Cohen mentions and how he extends the arguments first advanced by Horowitz & Liebowitz.

        2. Social Deviance & Political Marginality In Social Problems - Horowitz , I & Liebowitz, M

          Webpage Essential, Key or Purchase The article written by Irving Horowitz and Martin Liebowitz appears in the journal called Social Problems (1968) 15(3) PP. 280-296. Read the abstract to get an understanding of what they argue.

    3. 5: Critics of Control: Critical Social Theorists 14 items
      1. Frankfurt School 6 items
        1. Doing criminological research - Victor Jupp, Pamela Davies, Peter Francis 2000

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read pages 178-184 of Hudson's Chapter called Critical Reflection As Research Methodology. This same chapter appears in the 2nd edition of this book (read the sections on Ideology Critique)

        2. Social theory in the real world - Steven Miles, ebrary, Inc 2001 (electronic resource)

          Book  Read chapter 2 called A Mass Society?

        3. The deviant imagination: psychiatry, social work and social change - Pearson, Geoffrey 1975

          Book Recommended or Additional Read pages 79-94 of chapter 4 called 'The Great Refusal': The Personal and the Political.

        4. Social theory and modernity - Nigel Dodd 1999

          Book  Read chapter 3

        5. The Frankfurt School and its critics - Tom Bottomore 2002

          Book 

      2. On Foucault 8 items
        1. Foucault: a very short introduction - Gary Gutting, ebrary, Inc c2005 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        2. Michel Foucault - Clare O'Farrell 2005

          Book 

        3. Michel Foucault - Barry Smart, ebrary, Inc 2002 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        4. Social theory and modernity - Nigel Dodd 1999

          Book  Read chapter 4

        5. Michel Foucault - David R. Shumway 1992

          Book 

        6. Understanding Foucault - Geoff Danaher, Tony Schirato, Jen Webb 2002

          Book 

        7. Understanding Foucault: a critical introduction - Tony Schirato, Geoff Danaher, Jen Webb 2012

          Book 

        8. Carceral Notebooks - Harcourt

          Webpage  Read Velverde's chapter which begins on page 201 called Beyond Discipline and Punish: Foucault's Challenge to Criminology. Why this is helpful is that Velverde explains how Foucault's work influenced critical criminology. In essence the article highlights the need to de-centre criminology (and interest in crime, courts, prisons) etc. to develop broader understanding of social control.

  4. III. Questioning Orthodoxy 55 items
    1. Section Reading 16 items
      1. Brief Explanations of the development of different radical approachs 3 items
        These texts offer brief explanations of the formation of radical approaches charting their emergence from labelling, through the NDC, the new criminology and critical criminology.
        1. The SAGE handbook of criminological theory - Credo Reference (Firm) 2010

          Book  Read chapter 8 by McLaughlin. This chapter is called Critical Criminology however rather than being about critical criminology as I have explained it (as a distinct approach within radical criminology) he uses the term to explain the develop formation of various left wing approaches we have/will look at.

        2. Routledge handbook of critical criminology - Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz 2012 (electronic resource)

          Book  Read chapter 1 by Mooney called Finding a Political Voice

      2. Criminology: a sociological introduction - Carrabine, Eamonn 2004

        Book  Either the first or second edition of this book will be useful. The relevant chapter for this unit is chapter 5 in the 1st edition and 6 in the 2nd edition entitled 'Radicalizing Traditions'. This chapter should be read as a brief introduction to radicaland critical traditions in criminology.

      3. Against criminology - Cohen, Stanley 1988

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read Part Two. This text is a collection of original essays written by Cohen including the Introduction from Images of Deviance (see under lecture 6).

      4. Folk devils and moral panics: 'Left idealism' reconsidered - S. Cottee 01/11/2002

        Article Essential, Key or Purchase Although the main argument is to critique the term left idealism the author of this article explains a lot of material relevant to this section. See particularly from V onwards.

      5. The idea of a critical criminology: irony, scepticism and commitment - Simon Cottee 12/2004

        Article Essential, Key or Purchase Although a review of a book (called Critical Criminology) Cottee covers a lot of material & literature relevant to this section of the unit (&section III).

      6. Sir Leon's shadow - S. Cottee 01/05/2005

        Article Essential, Key or Purchase In this article Cottee explains & explores the tension between pragmatist and theoretical criminologists.

      7. Crime and society: readings in history and theory - Fitzgerald, Mike, McLennan, Gregor, Pawson, Jennie, MyiLibrary 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended or Additional Read chapter 20 by Hall and Scraton. Hard copies of this book are available.

      8. Criminological perspectives: essential readings - McLaughlin, Eugene, Muncie, John, Hughes, Gordon 2003

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read the introduction to Part III: The problem of crime: criminalization. Here the editors chart the development of liberal into more radical approaches in criminology.

      9. Youth & crime - Muncie, John 2009

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read section 4.1 Radical Criminologies. Earlier editions of this text are available and are suitable to use.

      10. The deviant imagination: psychiatry, social work and social change - Pearson, Geoffrey 1975

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase This book is relevant to this section and section V.With regard to II Questioning Orthodoxy see Part I of the book particularly chapter 3

      11. Theories of crime and punishment - Valier, Claire 2002

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 5 in relation to material covered in lecture 5. Read chapter 6 in relation to material covered in lectures 6, 7 & 8.

      12. Breaking Windows: Situating the New Criminology

        Webpage Essential, Key or Purchase This article was orginally published in P. Walton & J. Young (Eds.) The New Criminology Revisited (pp. 14-46). Basingstoke:Macmillan available hard copy from the library. Material discussed in this chapter is also relevant to other sections covered in this unit.

      13. The sociology of crime and delinquency in Britain: Vol.2: The new criminologies - Wiles, Paul 1976

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read the introduction by Paul Wiles.

      14. Fifty key sociologists : the contemporary theorists: The contemporary theorists - John Scott 2007

        Book  This book offers explanations as to key theorists who have contributed towards arguments which challenged mainstream thinking.

    2. 6. Challenging Criminology 17 items
      1. Texts Covering a range of key scholars/concepts identified in the lecture 7 items
        1. Fifty key thinkers in criminology - Hayward, Keith J., Maruna, Shadd, Mooney, Jayne, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read the sections on Sutherland, Becker and Matza.

        2. Criminological perspectives: essential readings - McLaughlin, Eugene, Muncie, John, Hughes, Gordon 2003

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase See chapter 19 by Sykes and Matza and 20 by Becker. Earlier copies of this book can be bought for less than a pound (at the moment) on Amazon.

        3. Criminological thought: pioneers past and present - Robert J. Mutchnick, Randy Martin, W. Timothy Austin 2009

          Book Recommended or Additional Read the sections on Becker & Sutherland

        4. Key readings in criminology - Newburn, Tim 2009

          Book  Read the various contributions in chapter 10: Interactionism & Labelling Theory particularly Becker's Outsiders( scanned below). Read Ch 7.1 and 18.1 from Sutherland (cannot scan as exceeds copyright limit).

        5. Criminology: a reader - Jewkes, Yvonne, Letherby, Gayle, ebrary, Inc 2002 (electronic resource)

          Book  An abridged version of work from Howard Becker. See chapter 3. Hard copies of this text are available.

        6. Encyclopedia of criminological theory - Francis T. Cullen, Pamela Wilcox, Credo Reference (Firm) c2010 (electronic resource)

          Book  See the sections on Becker, Matza and Sutherland

      2. Becker 1 item
        1. Outsiders: studies in the sociology of deviance - Becker, Howard S. 1991

          Book Recommended or Additional

      3. Matza 5 items
        1. Becoming deviant - Matza, David c2010

          Book Recommended or Additional Earlier editions of this book are fine to read. Consider what criticisms Matza levels at mainstream criminology.

        2. Becoming Deviant - David Matza, Thomas G. Blomberg

          Book Recommended or Additional This link should take to google books. Please do read the new introduction by Blomberg.

        3. The Deviant Subject: David Matza's Sociology of Deviance - Herbert Haines

          Document  The reference for this source is as follows Haines, H. (1981) The Deviant Subject: David Matza's Sociology of Deviance. Mid-American Review of Sociology 6(1), 51-69. doi 10.17161/STR.1808.4881

        4. Table of Contents � April 1975, 15 (2)

          Article  See the article by Wiles and Beyleveld called Man and Method in David Matza's Becoming Deviant

      4. Sutherland 4 items
        1. American Sociological Review - Edwin H. Sutherland 1940

          Journal Recommended or Additional article title is "White-collar criminality". To go directly to the article click on 'web address' in the next link.

        2. American Sociological Review - Edwin H. Sutherland 1945

          Journal Essential, Key or Purchase article title is 'Is "white collar" crime?'. To get to the article click on web address in the next page.

        3. The criminology of Edwin Sutherland - Mark S. Gaylord, John F. Galliher c1994

          Book 

        4. Stalking sociologists: J. Edgar Hoover's FBI surveillance of American sociology - Mike Forrest Keen 2017

          Book  Read chapter one which introduces the scope of the book. Read chapter 12 in relation to attempts to stifle and control Sutherlands work.

    3. 7. The Sociology of Deviance (NDC) 10 items
      1. Essential Texts 3 items
        1. Crime and society: readings in history and theory - Fitzgerald, Mike, McLennan, Gregor, Pawson, Jennie, MyiLibrary 2005 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 13 by S Cohen called 'Footprints in the Sand'. This text is available as a hard copy. This same chapter is reproduced in Cohen's book called Against Criminology.

        2. The sociology of crime and delinquency in Britain: Vol.2: The new criminologies - Wiles, Paul 1976

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read the introduction by Paul Wiles. This is available as a scan in the Moodle site.

      2. Recommended Texts 7 items
        1. Images of deviance - Cohen, Stanley 1971

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase This is a collection of papers from the first NDC. Read the Introduction & Postscript by Cohen though do reflect upon the topics covered in each of the chapters, consider how they differ from the topics in mainstream criminology texts of the time. The introduction to Images of Deviance is reproduced in Cohen's Against Criminology.

        2. Critical criminology: issues, debates, challenges - Kerry Carrington, Russell Hogg, ebrary, Inc 2002 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended or Additional Read chapter 11 by Young called Critical Criminology in the twenty first century. They relevant part of this chapter are those sections up to page 257. Hard copies of this text are available to loan from the library. There is also another e-book version if you can't open this (since some publishers only allow so many people to view e-books at one time!)

        3. Fifty key thinkers in criminology - Keith J. Hayward, Shadd Maruna, Jayne Mooney, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended or Additional Read about Jock Young and Stan Cohen

        4. Key readings in criminology - Newburn, Tim 2009

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase See 4:4 Stan Cohen, 10:5 Jock Young

    4. 8. The New Criminology 12 items
      Most good textbooks on criminology will cover 'the new criminology' particularly good is Tierney's Criminology: Theory and Context'. The New Criminology 1973 was the first systematic application of Marxist theory to criminology and the production of knowledge in Britain. This lecture, & the reading list focuses of this text and its arguments. If you do read other books don't stray too far into other Marxist criminological approaches - possibly American.
      1. Foundational Texts 2 items
        1. The new criminology: for a social theory of deviance - Taylor, Ian R., Walton, Paul, Young, Jock, MyiLibrary 2003 (electronic resource)

          Book  Hard copies of this book are available. Read in particular the acknowledgements, the preface by Gouldner, sections on labelling & the last chapter. (first or second edition). Key chapters from this book appear in Readers by Newburn and also Muncie & McLaughlin

        2. Critical criminology - Taylor, Ian, Walton, Paul, Young, Jock 1975

          Book Recommended or Additional Edited by the authors of the New Criminology this text contains articles which both criticise and extends the arguments contained in the New Criminology. See in particular chapters 1 and 2. Note that although called critical criminology is somewhat different to what is explored in lecture Section III.

      2. Readers in Criminology 2 items
        These are edited texts containing abridged original sources.
        1. Criminological perspectives: essential readings - McLaughlin, Eugene, Muncie, John, Hughes, Gordon 2003

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase See chapter 22 which is an abridged version of the concluding chapter in The New Criminology. Second hand copies of this and the first edition can be bought quite cheaply if you wish to buy it.

        2. Key readings in criminology - Newburn, Tim 2009

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 12.3 by Jock Young called Radical Criminology in Britain. This was originally published in the British Journal of Criminology 1988 (28) & also in Rock, P. (ed.) (1988) A History of British criminology.

      3. Secondary/Introductory Texts 1 item
        1. Understanding criminology: current theoretical debates - Walklate, Sandra, ebrary, Inc 2007 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read the section called 'Radical Criminology' in chapter 2. Hard copies available in the library. Also an e-book to earlier editions.

      4. Other Recommended Texts 7 items
        1. Yong, J. (1998) Breaking Windows: Situating the New Criminology

          Webpage Essential, Key or Purchase Originally published in Walton, P. & Young, J. (Eds.)(1998)The New Criminology Revisited. Hard copies are available from the library.

        2. Folk devils and moral panics: 'Left idealism' reconsidered - S. Cottee 01/11/2002

          Article Essential, Key or Purchase This is an e-journal. You should be able to download it. If you have problems doing so contact the library. It also available as hard copy from the journals section of the library.

        3. Crime and society: readings in history and theory - Fitzgerald, Mike, McLennan, Gregor, Pawson, Jennie, MyiLibrary 2005 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 20. This chapter is relevant to much that will be discussed in relation to radical & critical criminology. In relation to seminar question 5 read in particular pages 460-471. This book is available in hard copy.

        4. Overcomig the crisis in critical criminology : toward a grounded labeling theory* - Dario Melossi 05/1985

          Article Recommended or Additional You should be able to retrieve this journal article electronically. Let me, Marc Jacobs, (or Linda Jones) know if you can't.

        5. The new criminology revisited - Walton, Paul, Young, Jock, Taylor, Ian 1998

          Book Recommended or Additional Read chapter 2 by Jock Young called Breaking Windows. This chapter is available online. Read chapter 12 by Muncie. In this chapter Muncie offers an overview of the New Criminology & some criticisms of it.

        6. Radical criminology: the coming crises - James A. Inciardi c1980

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read the chapter by Mungham called the Career of Confusion. Since there is only one copy of this text you may find it easier to read the library scan of this chapter below.

  5. IV. Questioning Power & Ideology 37 items
    1. Section reading. 8 items
      1. Essential Reading 1 item
        1. Doing criminological research - Victor Jupp, Pamela Davies, Peter Francis 2000

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read the chapter by Hudson called Critical Reflection As Research Methodology. This text was also included as essential reading for lecture 5. There you were guided to read the parts of the article on Ideology and Critique. Now read all the article. This chapter appears in both editions of the book so either edition will do.

      2. Critical criminology: issues, debates, challenges - Kerry Carrington, Russell Hogg, ebrary, Inc 2002 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended or Additional Read relevant parts of the first chapter also chapter 2 by Scraton (remember however that this unit is only concerned with developments up to the 1990s with a particular focus on the 1970s). This e-book is also available to borrow as a hard book from the library.

      3. Policing the crisis: mugging, the state and law and order - Stuart Hall, C. Critcher, Tony Jefferson, John Clarke 2013

        Book  Earlier edition available

      4. Criminological perspectives: a reader - Muncie, John, McLaughlin, Eugene, Langan, Mary 1996

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase See chapter 23 by S.Hall 'Drifting into a law and order society' (this does not appear in the 2nd edition of the text), & chapter 22 by Box, chapter 25 by Scraton & Chadwick

      5. Key readings in criminology - Newburn, Tim 2009

        Book Recommended or Additional Read the material in section 12: Radical and critical criminology

      6. Law, order and the authoritarian state: readings in critical criminology - Scraton, Phil 1987

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 1. Note that not all parts of this chapter are relevant so some skim reading is necessary! This chapter has been digitised go to the listing for this text in lecture 4 and click the icon on the right.

      7. Theories of crime and punishment - Valier, Claire 2002

        Book Recommended or Additional Read pages 112-127 (earlier sections of this chapter are relevant to lectures 5-8).

      8. State, power, crime - Coleman, Roy 2009

        Book  Read the introductory chapter which explores some of the key values, concepts and concerns of critical criminology.

    2. 9. Critical Criminology 9 items
      1. Critical criminology: issues, debates, challenges - Carrington, Kerry, Hogg, Russell, ebrary, Inc 2002 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 2 by Phil Scraton.

      2. The theory and politics of criminalisation - John Muncie 12/2008

        Article Essential, Key or Purchase This article is from a special edition of Criminal Justice Matters on Criminalistation. You may wish to read other articles included in this edition. Criminal Justice Matters is available hard copy in the library.

      3. The politics of crime control - Stenson, Kevin, Cowell, David 1991

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 8 by Scraton and Chadwick. This chapter appears in McLaughlin et al Criminological Perspectives in an abridged version & Newburn's Key Readings in Criminology.

      4. Critical criminology: visions from Europe - Swaaningen, René van 1997

        Book 

      5. Reclaiming Critical Criminology:: Social Justice and the European Tradition - R. VAN SWAANINGEN 01/02/1999

        Article Essential, Key or Purchase In this article the author explains the historical development of critical criminology, the social and cultural period in which it emerged. He does also discus more recent developments which are less relevant to this unit.

      6. Understanding criminology: current theoretical debates - Walklate, Sandra, ebrary, Inc 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read the section on 'Critical Criminology' in chapter 2. This text is available in hard copy. Also earlier edition available as an e-book.

      7. Power, crime, and mystification - Box, Steven, ebrary, Inc 1983 (electronic resource)

        Book  This e-book is also available to borrow as a hard copy from the library. See in particular the first chapter.

      8. Power, crime, and mystification - Box, Steven 1989

        Book  Other editions available. An abridged version of this book is available in Criminological Perspectives edited by McLaughlin in either the first or second edition of the text.

      9. Criminology: a reader - Jewkes, Yvonne, Letherby, Gayle, ebrary, Inc 2002 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 7. This text is also available in hard copy.

    3. 10. The Birmingham School: Working Class Youth 6 items
      1. Comparative youth culture: the sociology of youth cultures and youth subcultures in America, Britain and Canada - Brake, Mike 1990

        Book Recommended or Additional Read in particular chapter 3. See also Brake's text listed for lecture 3 which is of relevance.

      2. The subcultures reader - Gelder, Ken 2005

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read Part Two - The Birmingham School. An earlier edition of this book is also available.

      3. Resistance through rituals: youth subcultures in post-war Britain - Hall, Stuart, Jefferson, Tony, ebrary, Inc 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Hard copies of this text are available. Chapter 1 is essential reading. Earlier editions are fine to use (but won't have the new introduction contained in the 2nd edition).

      4. Subculture: the meaning of style - Hebdige, Dick, ebrary, Inc 1979 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended or Additional Other versions available. Hebdige in this text develops work from the Birmingham school in considering the importance of style.

      5. Youth & crime - Muncie, John 2004

        Book Recommended or Additional Earlier editions available. Provides an accessible overview/introduction to youth subculuters in the post second war decades. See for example chatper 5.

      6. Working class youth culture - Mungham, Geoff, Pearson, Geoffrey 1976

        Book 

    4. 11. The Birmingham School: The Racialisation of Crime 14 items
      1. Fifty key thinkers in criminology - Keith J. Hayward, Shadd Maruna, Jayne Mooney, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read Websters entry on Stuart Hall

      2. The Empire strikes back: race and racism in 70s Britain - University of Birmingham, University of Birmingham 1992

        Book Recommended or Additional See in particular chapter 1 and 3

      3. Policing the crisis: mugging, the state and law and order - Stuart Hall, C. Critcher, Tony Jefferson, John Clarke 2013

        Book  Earlier edition available

      4. Policing against black people - Institute of Race Relations, Institute of Race Relations 1987

        Book Recommended or Additional

      5. Race, riots and policing: lore and disorder in a multi-racist society - Keith, Michael 1993

        Book Recommended or Additional An abridged version of this text appears in the first edition of Criminological Perspectives: A reader edited by Muncie, McLaughlin & Langan (it is not included in the second edition).

      6. Uprising!: the police, the people and the riots in Britain's cities - Kettle, Martin, Hodges, Lucy 1982

        Book Recommended or Additional

      7. Key readings in criminology - Newburn, Tim 2009

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read section 31: Race, Crime and justice

      8. Law, order and the authoritarian state: readings in critical criminology - Scraton, Phil 1987

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 3 by P. Gilroy 'The Myth of Black Criminality'. This chapter is also available in Spalek, B. (ed) (2008) Ethnicity and Crime: A Reader.

      9. The roots of urban unrest - Benyon, John, Solomos, John 1987

        Book Recommended or Additional

      10. Race and racism in Britain - John Solomos, ebrary, Inc 2003 (electronic resource)

        Book  Print copy for this edition is available; earlier edition is also availabe

      11. Race and racism in Britain - Solomos, John 2003

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Previous editions of this book are available & are suitable to use.

      12. There ain't no black in the Union Jack: the cultural politics of race and nation - Paul Gilroy 2002

        Book  Other (earlier )copies of this text are available from the library.

  6. V. Questioning Gender 37 items
    1. Section reading 10 items
      The books listed here offer general (introductory) overviews of feminist criminology and victimology. Please remember that this unit is concerned with debates that emerged during the 1960s up until the 1990s so focus your reading on this period of time (even though the books listed will also cover more recent debates). For texts that offer more focused discussion see the texts listed under each of the two lectures on gender.
      1. Feminism and criminology - Naffine, Ngaire 1997

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase This is an excellent text which not only explains key feminist perspectives but offers a sociological exploration of criminology as a discipline.

      2. The Oxford handbook of criminology - Maguire, Mike, Morgan, Rod, Reiner, Robert 1997

        Book  Chapter also available in 3rd Edition

      3. Gender, crime and criminal justice - Walklate, Sandra 2001

        Book  Other edition available

      4. Critical criminology: issues, debates, challenges - Carrington, Kerry, Hogg, Russell, ebrary, Inc 2002 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 5 by K. Carrington.

      5. Theories of crime and punishment - Valier, Claire 2002

        Book Recommended or Additional Read chapter 7: Women's oppression, crime and society.

      6. Gender, crime, and criminal justice - Walklate, Sandra, ebrary, Inc 2004 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase See in particular chapter 1 (other chapters on female victimisation and the response of the cjs are also relevant). This e-book is also available to borrow as a hard copy from the library.

      7. Understanding deviance: a guide to the sociology of crime and rule-breaking - Downes, David M., Rock, Paul Elliott c2011

        Book Recommended or Additional See the chapter called Feminist Criminology. Previous editions of this text are also suitable to use if you can't obtain the 6th edition.

      8. Feminist criminology - Renzetti, Claire M. 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase

      9. Gender & crime - Marisa Silvestri, Chris Crowther-Dowey, ebrary, Inc 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book  See in particular chapters 2 and 3 which offer brief overview of the origins and concerns of feminist criminology. You will need to develop your understanding of what is covered here by reading the texts listed under the lectures. This e-book is also available as a physical copy from the library.

      10. Feminist perspectives in criminology - Loraine Gelsthorpe, Allison Morris c1990

        Book 

    2. L12: Feminism Challenging Criminology 18 items
      1. Essential Reading 14 items
        1. Texts Containing Material on/by key British feminist scholars. 2 items
          1. Fifty key thinkers in criminology - Keith J. Hayward, Shadd Maruna, Jayne Mooney, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read the entries on Pat Carlen, Frances Heigensohn, Carol Smart

          2. Criminological perspectives: a reader - John Muncie, Eugene McLaughlin, Mary Langan 1996

            Book Essential, Key or Purchase The first edition of this book published in 1996 contains 4 chapters by key feminist writers (which are not all included in later editions of this book). See chapter 41 & 38 by Smart, 42 by Cain and 42 by Carlen.

        2. Texts on or by Carlen 4 items
          1. Criminal women: autobiographical accounts - Pat Carlen, Diana Christina 1985

            Book 

          2. Issues in realist criminology - Roger Matthews, Jock Young 1992

            Book  Read chapter 3 by Carlen called Criminal women and criminal justice. If you cannot obtain this text see the abridged version (chapter 43) in Muncie, McLaughlin & Langan (eds.) (1996) Criminological Perspectives: A Reader. Although not an easy read focus on Carlen's criticisms of Carol Smart for being overly theoretical & advocating non interventionist policy approach.

          3. Criminal Women. 1986

            Article Essential, Key or Purchase Read this review of Carlen's et al Criminal Women by Hatty in the Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology

          4. Review of Criminal Women. 1986

            Article Essential, Key or Purchase This is a review of Carlen et al Criminal Women by Anne Worrall. Ignore the title click on the pdf scroll down and you will need to zoom in (a lot).

        3. Texts on or by Heidensohn 3 items
          1. On writing ‘The deviance of women’: observations and analysis - Frances Heidensohn 14/01/2010

            Article Recommended or Additional

          2. The deviance of women: a critique and an enquiry - Frances Heidensohn 14/01/2010

            Article Essential, Key or Purchase Republished version of the 1968 article published in the 60th anniversary Issue of the British Journal of Sociology.

          3. The future of feminist criminology - Frances Heidensohn 08/2012

            Article  In this article Heidensohn outlines the origins of feminist criminology, tracing them to the social & cultural shifts in the 1960s & the student movement. She locates the development of feminist criminology alongside new deviancy theories which as important as they were tended also to ignore the question of gender. Concentrate your focus on the more historical discussions (for the purposes of this unit). However consider recent debates - & maybe develop these for a dissertation topic!

        4. Texts on or by Smart 5 items
          1. Feminist perspectives in criminology - Gelsthorpe, Loraine, Morris, Allison c1990

            Book Essential, Key or Purchase See in particular chapter by Smart called Feminist Approaches to criminology... This chapter is also available Criminological Perspectives: A Reader (1st ed.) or in the second edition called Criminological Perspectives: Essential Readings. Also an abridged version of this book chapter can be found in Newburn's Key Readings in Criminology chapter 15.4.

          2. Feminism and the power of law - Carol Smart, ProQuest (Firm) 1989 (electronic resource)

            Book  Carol Smart presents a new gendered analysis of the power of law and argues for a feminist, post-structuralist approach. She comments on pornography as well as discussing recent research on rape trials and abortion legislation.

          3. Law, crime and sexuality: essays in feminism - Carol Smart 1995

            Book  This book brings together essays and publications written by Smart.

      2. Recommended Reading 4 items
        Below are some texts which offer broader overviews of feminism and criminology.
        1. Understanding criminology: current theoretical debates - Walklate, Sandra, ebrary, Inc 2007 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase See chapter 5 called Gendering the criminal. See in particular the sections on Feminism and Criminology. This e-book is available as a hard copy from the library. Any of the earlier editions will be suitable.

        2. Feminist Perspectives on Gender & Crime - L Gelsthorpe

          Document Recommended or Additional This is a short essay by Gelsthorpe. It is printed in issue 53 of Criminal Justice Matters. This volume of CJM was devoted to issues on gender and crime. For other articles that may be of interest click here https://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/publications/cjm/edition/cjm-53-gender-and-crime

    3. L13: Feminist Victimology 9 items
      1. Seminal Texts 2 items
      2. The politics of crime control - Stenson, Kevin, Cowell, David 1991

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read the chapter by Radford and Stanko.

      3. Women, violence and social control - Hanmer, Jalna, Maynard, Mary, British Sociological Association 1987

        Book Recommended or Additional

      4. Women, violence and social control - Hanmer, Jalna, Maynard, Mary, British Sociological Association 1987

        Book 

      5. Key readings in criminology - Newburn, Tim 2009

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapters 17.3 32.2 & 32.4

      6. Law, order and the authoritarian state: readings in critical criminology - Scraton, Phil 1987

        Book Recommended or Additional Read chapter 8 and 9.

      7. An introduction to critical criminology - Pamela Ugwudike 2015

        Book  Read chapter 7 Feminist Critiques

  7. VI. Questioning Power & Oppression 53 items
    Material listed for here may also be relevant to material dealt with in section V. Questioning Incarceration and Control.
    1. Section Reading 10 items
      I have identified some more recent books on the history of crime & punishment. These do not always incorporate a clear analysis according to reformist & revisionist accounts. Despite this they are still useful & relevant.
      1. The Oxford handbook of criminology - Maguire, Mike, Morgan, Rod, Reiner, Robert 2002

        Book  Read chapter 7 by Emsley. If you can't obtain the 3rd edition of the Oxford Handbook then read the equivalent chapter by Emsley in the first or second edition of this text.

      2. Crime and society: readings in history and theory - Fitzgerald, Mike, McLennan, Gregor, Pawson, Jennie, MyiLibrary 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Various chapters in Part I History are essential eg by Hay, Ignatieff, Storch & Cohen. Hard copies of this text are available from the library.

      3. Key readings in criminology - Newburn, Tim 2009

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read the chapters in section 2 Crime & Punishment in history

      4. The Industrial revolution and British society - O'Brien, Patrick, Quinault, Roland 1993

        Book Recommended or Additional Read chapter 7 by David Philips which offers an overview of 'crime, law and punishment in the industrial revolution'. This chapter can be found below.

      5. Crime and society in England, 1750-1900 - Emsley, Clive 2005

        Book Recommended or Additional

      6. Crime and justice 1750-1950 - Godfrey, Barry S., Lawrence, Paul, ebrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended or Additional This text is also available from the library in hard copy.

      7. Crime and power: a history of criminal justice : 1688-1998 - Rawlings, Philip 1999

        Book Recommended or Additional

      8. Social control and the state: historical and comparative essays - Cohen, Stanley, Scull, Andrew T. 1985

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase An earlier edition of this book is also available in the library. A library scan of Philips chapter which is particularly relevant to explaining revisionist as compared reformist (or Whiggish) versions of history is available in Moodle as a library scan - see 'library scans relevant to section IV' in Moodle.

      9. The Crime Wave: Recent Writing on Crime and Criminal Justice in Eighteenth-Century England - Joanna Innes, John Styles 1986

        Article Recommended or Additional This journal article called 'The Crime Wave: Recent Writing on Crime and Criminal Justice in Eighteenth-Century England' although long is very useful in offering an overview of literature and perspectives on crime history. If you can't read it all then focus on either of the different sections.

    2. L14: Historical Perspectives 2 items
      1. See the library scan of Philips' chapter from Social Control and the State available in Moodle. 

      2. The Sage dictionary of criminology - McLaughlin, Eugene, Muncie, John, ebrary, Inc 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read the section by Emsley on 'historical methods' (if you refer to this in any handed in work please be aware of how to cite and reference material from edited texts). This e-book is also available as a hard copy from the library.

    3. 15. Revisionist Accounts of Criminalisation & the Police 11 items
      1. Essential Reading 4 items
        1. The politics of the police - Reiner, Robert 2010

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Previous editions of this book will suffice if you can't obtain the latest edition given that the sections we are interested in are on the history of the police. See in particular Chapter 2 which includes very readable overview of reformist and revisionist accounts of the establishment of the police. You should also try and read part of chapter 3.

        2. Controlling crime - McLaughlin, Eugene, Muncie, John, Open University 2001

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase See chapter 1 by Emsley.

        3. Criminalisation and the eighteenth-century's ‘Bloody Code’ - Lizzie Seal 12/2008

          Article Essential, Key or Purchase Also available hard copy from the journals section in the library.

        4. Crime and capitalism: readings in Marxist criminology - David F. Greenberg 1993 (electronic resource)

          Book  Read in particular the introduction to the book and also the introduction to part 1. What is of interest is how land was stolen from ordinary people who were then forced into accepting capitalist social relations.

      2. Crime and society: readings in history and theory - Fitzgerald, Mike, McLennan, Gregor, Pawson, Jennie, MyiLibrary 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapters 1, 2, 4, 5, 6

      3. Albion's fatal tree: crime and society in eighteenth-century England - Hay, Douglas 1977

        Book Recommended or Additional Read the chapter by Douglas Hay. This is reproduced in Crime and Society edited by Fitzgerald.

      4. Social Crime Revisited - J. Lea 1999

        Article Recommended or Additional Read in particular the section called The Classic Debate that begins on page 308

      5. Crime and the law: the social history of crime in Western Europe since 1500 - Gatrell, V. A. C., Lenman, Bruce, Parker, Geoffrey c1980

        Book Recommended or Additional

      6. Criminological perspectives: a reader - Muncie, John, McLaughlin, Eugene, Langan, Mary 1996

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 34 by Gatrell called Crime, authority and the policeman-state. This chapter does not appear in the 2nd edition of Criminological Perspectives!

      7. The Sage dictionary of criminology - McLaughlin, Eugene, Muncie, John, ebrary, Inc 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read the section on 'primitive rebels' by Pat O'Malley (please note how to cite/reference this if you use it since the text it is in is an edited collection). Hard copies of this e-book are available from the library.

      8. The origins of criminology: a reader - Nicole Hahn Rafter, ebrary, Inc 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book  Read chapter 23 and 55 by Engels as well as Rafter's brief introduction/explanation to the entry in her edited collection.

    4. 16. Punishment 30 items
      1. Essential Reading 8 items
        1. The Oxford history of the prison: the practice of punishment in western society - Norval Morris, David J. Rothman 1995

          Book  Read the introduction and chapters 3 by McGowan and 5 by Mc Conville. Here the work of penal reformers whilst motivated by humanitarian concerns also fitted with broader social and economic changes.

        2. Visions of social control: crime, punishment and classification - Cohen, Stanley 1985

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read in particular chapter 1 (this is essential reading. Muncie offers a diluted version of some of the arguments presented by Cohen in his chapter called Prison Histories in an edited book called Controlling Crime).

        3. Key readings in criminology - Newburn, Tim 2009

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 28.1 which is an abridged version of a chapter on Foucault from Garland's Punishment and Modern Society.

        4. An introduction to critical criminology - Pamela Ugwudike 2015

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read pages 241-250

        5. Understanding justice: an introduction to ideas, perspectives and controversies in modern penal theory - Hudson, Barbara, ebrary, Inc 2003 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Hard copies of this e-book (as well as links to the earlier electronic edition) are available from the library. Read in particular the chapters on the political economy of punishment & on the disciplined society.

        6. The Oxford handbook of criminology - Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan, Robert Reiner 2002

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 8 by Hudson called Punishment and Control. You need read from pages 233-246. If this edition of the Oxford Handbook of Criminology is not available to borrow then see the next listing as an alternative.

        7. The Oxford handbook of criminology - Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan, Robert Reiner 1997

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read from the penultimate paragraph on page 456-460 (from Hudson's chapter called Social Control) as an alternative to the similar chapter which appears in the 3rd edition of the Oxford Handbook

      2. Texts that offer reviews of founding writers 11 items
        Rather than read the founding texts which are identified below you are advised to read the secondary literature which offer overviews and explanations.
        1. Crime and society: readings in history and theory - Fitzgerald, Mike, McLennan, Gregor, Pawson, Jennie, MyiLibrary 2005 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 3 by Ignatieff.

        2. Criminal justice - Hucklesby, Anthea, Wahidin, Azrini 2009

          Book Recommended or Additional Read chapter 6 by Helen Johnstone

        3. The power to punish: contemporary penality and social analysis - Garland, David, Young, Peter 1983

          Book Recommended or Additional Read chapter 1 (although do skim some sections!). Regarding an analysis of Foucault read chapter 3 by Barry Smart.

        4. Punishment and modern society: a study in social theory - Garland, David 1990

          Book Recommended or Additional Read chapters 4 and 5 regarding (Marxist) class analysis of punishment and chapter 6 Foucault (and 7 if you are interested!). Note this is a higher level text. Skim read the less relevant/detailed discussion if need be! Part of Garland's chapter is included in abridged form in Newburn's Key Readings in Criminology see Ch28.1.

        5. Social control and the state: historical and comparative essays - Cohen, Stanley, Scull, Andrew T. 1985

          Book  Read chapter 4 by Ignatieff called State, Civil Society and Total Institutions: A critique of recent social histories of punishment.

        6. State, Civil Society, and Total Institutions: A Critique of Recent Social Histories of Punishment - Michael Ignatieff 1981

          Article  This journal article is also reproduced in Cohen & Scull's Social Control and the State

        7. The SAGE handbook of punishment and society - Simon, Jonathan, Sparks, Richard, ebrary, Inc 2013 (electronic resource)

          Book  of relevance are sections of the introduction and chapters 2 and 3. This text offers overviews or work produced in the 1970s and also more contemporary developments. For the purpose of this unit we are concerned with the material that relates to the 1970s. The contemporary developments are dealt with in the level 6 unit called Contemporary Criminologies.

        8. Punishment and madness: governing prisoners with mental health problems - Seddon, Toby, ebrary, Inc 2006 (electronic resource)

          Book  Read chapter 1 in particular. This e-book is also available as a hard copy from the library.

        9. Punishment and control in historical perspective - Helen Johnston, ebrary, Inc 2008 (electronic resource)

          Book  Read the introduction by the Johnston which offers a brief overview of reformist and revisionist accounts on punishment and control.

        10. The SAGE handbook of punishment and society - Credo Reference (Firm) 2013

          Book  Read the chapter by De Giorgi called Punishment and Political Economy. However you only need read the first half the the chapter which focuses on the labour model theorists. If you are interested in more recent debates - in relation to a dissertation idea then do read the entire chapter.

      3. Founding Revisionist Texts 7 items
        1. The discovery of the asylum: social order and disorder in the new republic - Rothman, David J. c2002

          Book Recommended or Additional This link takes you to the revised edition printed in 2002 although the library also has 2 copies of the earlier editions..

        2. The London hanged: crime and civil society in the eighteenth century - Linebaugh, Peter 1993

          Book Recommended or Additional

        3. Punishment and social structure - Georg Rusche, Otto Kirchheimer, Dario Melossi 2017

          Book 

        4. Punishment and social structure - Rusche, Georg, Kirchheimer, Otto, Melossi, Dario c2003

          Book 

        5. The prison and the factory: origins of the penitentiary system - Melossi, Dario, Pavarini, Massimo 1981

          Book 

        6. Discipline and punish: the birth of the prison - Foucault, Michel 1991

          Book  This text is listed 3 times on the library catalogue so if this particular edition of the text is not available for loan then search the catalogue again to see if the previous editions are available.

      4. Reformers & Reformists 4 items
        You may be interested in some texts which explore the work and concerns of reformers who sought to bring about changes to prisons making them more humane places.
        1. The curious Mr Howard: legendary prison reformer - Tessa West, ebrary, Inc 2011 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        2. A just measure of pain: the penitentiary in the industrial revolution, 1750-1850 - Michael Ignatieff 1978

          Book  Read chapter four which discusses the work of John Howard

  8. VII. Questioning Incarceration & Control 41 items
    Material listed here may also be relevant to topics covered in section V. Questioning Power and Oppression.
    1. Section Overview Texts 3 items
      1. Visions of social control: crime, punishment and classification - Cohen, Stanley 1985

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase

      2. The power to punish: contemporary penality and social analysis - Garland, David, Young, Peter 1983

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase see particularly chapters 5 & 7.

      3. Key readings in criminology - Newburn, Tim 2009

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read the material in section 28: Prisons and imprisonment

    2. 17. The anti-psychiatry movement 12 items
      1. Anti-Psychiatry Literature 8 items
        1. Key readings in criminology - Newburn, Tim 2009

          Book Recommended or Additional See Ch.28.3 Goffman's The Inmate World

        2. The deviant imagination: psychiatry, social work and social change - Pearson, Geoffrey 1975

          Book 

        3. Madness is civilization: when the diagnosis was social, 1948 -1980 - Staub, Michael E. 2011

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase

        4. Psycho politics - Sedgwick, Peter c1982

          Book Recommended or Additional

        5. Anti-psychiatry - a debate 1977

          Book Recommended or Additional

        6. Antipsychiatry: quackery squared - Szasz, Thomas Stephen, ebrary, Inc 2009 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        7. Coercion as cure: a critical history of psychiatry - Szasz, Thomas Stephen, 1920- 2009

          Book 

      2. Relavant to the anti-psychiatry movement are social histories of madness 4 items
        1. Punishment and madness: governing prisoners with mental health problems - Seddon, Toby, ebrary, Inc 2006 (electronic resource)

          Book  Read chapter 2 (and 1 if you have not consulted this text in relation to the earlier lecture on punishment). This e-book is also available as a hard copy from the library.

    3. 18. The De-Carceration Movement 8 items
      1. The Oxford handbook of criminology - Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan, Robert Reiner 1997

        Book  For a brief summary on decarceration, deinstitutionalization and transcaerceration read pages 460-464 of Hudson's Chapter (12) called Social Control.

      2. Visions of social control: crime, punishment and classification - Cohen, Stanley 1985

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase

      3. The power to punish: contemporary penality and social analysis - Garland, David, Young, Peter 1983

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 7 by Scull. Chapter 5 by Cohen is also relevant (but not as useful as Scull's chapter).

      4. Theories of crime and punishment - Valier, Claire 2002

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 8: Foucault, Penality & social regulation.

      5. Key readings in criminology - Newburn, Tim 2009

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase See Ch.27.2 Cohen's 'The Punitive City' & Ch.27.3 Bottoms The Dispersal of Discipline Thesis

      6. Decarceration: community treatment and the deviant : a radical view - Scull, Andrew T. 1984

        Book  Earlier edition available

      7. Recession, crime and punishment - Steven Box 1987

        Book Recommended or Additional All you need focus on is the conclusion.

    4. 19. Abolitionism 18 items
      1. British Abolitionism 6 items
        1. No More Prison: The abolitionist approach: a British perspective (Part One of Two)

          Webpage Essential, Key or Purchase This is web version of Sim, J. (1994) The abolitionist approach: a British perspective. In A Duff, S. Marshall, R.E. Dobash and R.P. Dobash (eds), Penal Theory and Practice: Tradition and Innovation in Criminal Justice. Manchester: Manchester University Press which is listed below. Please note that this link is to part one of the article which has been divided into two on the web. I have not linked to part two but it is also very relevant reading.

        2. Penal theory and practice: tradition and innovation in criminal justice - Duff, R. A., Fulbright Commission c1994

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read Sim, J. (1994) ‘The Abolitionist Approach: A British Perspective’. Digitised below. This chapter may also be available on the web - see listing above. It is also reproduced in Jewkes (ed) Prison Readings although is a much shorter version which omits a lot of key information.

        3. The acceptable pressure group: inequality in the penal lobby : a case study of the Howard League and RAP - Mick Ryan 1978

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 5 Radical Alternatives to Prison. In relation to the Newham Alternatives Project read pages 126-130. This text has been digitised to increase availability.

        4. Penal policy and political culture in England and Wales: four essays on policy and process - Mick Ryan, ebrary, Inc 2003 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read Part II Outsiders

        5. Law, order and the authoritarian state: readings in critical criminology - Scraton, Phil 1987

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read 'Prisons and the State' on pages 10-19 where the authors discuss matters related to the British arguments concerning abolitionism. You are also advised to read section one of the chapter also to understand the debate between applied and critical criminology.

        6. British prisons - Mike Fitzgerald, Joe Sim 1979

          Book  In this text the authors outline what they see as the crisis in prisons. The various areas identified amount to a discrediting of their existence.

      2. Feminist Abolitionism 4 items
        Pat Carlen is an a key academic/activist to abolitionism with a particular focus on women's punishment/imprisonment. I have listed texts relevant to the time period we are interested in this unit however she has published many more books since the 1990s. If you are interested in this topic area as dissertation please read her more recent publications.
        1. Alternatives to women's imprisonment - Pat Carlen 1990

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        2. Women's imprisonment: a study in social control - Pat Carlen 1983

          Book  This is not an abolitionist text per se. What it introduces is the first study on women's imprisonment which helped lead to wider arguments about the control of women and the contribution of prison/punishment to this process.

        3. Fifty key thinkers in criminology - Keith J. Hayward, Shadd Maruna, Jayne Mooney, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book  Read the entry by Tombs on Pat Carlen

        4. Feminism and Abolitionism as Critiques of Criminology. - R. van Swaaningen 1989

          Article  Copy in Print Journals

      3. Abolitionism 8 items
        Here I list wider abolitionist texts many of which are produced by Northern European abolitionists
        1. Essential Reading 1 item
          1. The politics of crime control - Stenson, Kevin, Cowell, David 1991

            Book Essential, Key or Purchase A key chapter to read is by de Haan on abolitionism. This chapter is also reproduced in an abridged version in Criminological Perspectives edited by Mc Laughlin et al & Newburn's Key Readings in Criminology Ch12.4.

        2. Key readings in criminology - Newburn, Tim 2009

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase See Ch30.1 Nils Christie's 'Conflicts as Property' also relevant is Ch34.1 a section from Christie's Crime Control as Industry.

        3. Critical criminology: visions from Europe - Swaaningen, René van 1997

          Book Essential, Key or Purchase Do scan the index to find the relevant pages concerning abolitionism (also cross reference pages for quotes used in the lecture).

        4. A reader on punishment - Duff, R. A., Garland, David 1994

          Book Recommended or Additional Read the last chapter by Bianchi and the preface to this chapter.

        5. The politics of redress: crime, punishment and penal abolition - Haan, Willem de 1990

          Book Recommended or Additional See in particular chapters 4-6

        6. The politics of abolition - Mathiesen, Thomas, Scandinavian Research Council for Criminology 1974

          Book Recommended or Additional

        7. Prison on trial - Mathiesen, Thomas 2000

          Book  Earlier edition available

  9. VIII. Questioning the Critics 24 items
    1. Section VII Reading 3 items
      1. Limits of the Sovereign State - Garland, D.

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      2. Key readings in criminology - Newburn, Tim 2009

        Book  Read the material in chapter 13: Left and Right Realism & 14: Contemporary Classicism

      3. Thinking about crime - Wilson, James Q. (1975)

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    2. L20: Right Realism 12 items
      1. Charles Murray and the underclass: the developing debate - Murray, Charles, Lister, Ruth, Institute of Economic Affairs 1996

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      2. Crime and human nature - Wilson, James Q., Herrnstein, Richard J. 1998

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      3. Understanding criminology: current theoretical debates - Walklate, Sandra, ebrary, Inc 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 3 'Understanding Right Realism'. Available in hard copy & also e-book of earlier editions.

      4. The reasoning criminal: rational choice perspectives on offending - Cornish, Derek Blaikie, Clarke, R. V. G. c1986

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      5. Ethical and social perspectives on situational crime prevention - Von Hirsch, Andrew, Garland, David, Wakefield, Alison, University of Cambridge 2000

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      6. Fixing broken windows: restoring order and reducing crime in our communities - Kelling, George L., Coles, Catherine c1996

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      7. Criminological perspectives: essential readings - McLaughlin, Eugene, Muncie, John, Hughes, Gordon 2003

        Book  Read Chapters 1, 11, 15 & 31 | Earlier edition available, Chapters 1, 11, 30 are available in this edition

      8. An introduction to critical criminology - Pamela Ugwudike 2015

        Book  Read chapter 5 called The advent of neo-conservative criminology

    3. 21: Left Realism 9 items
      1. An introduction to critical criminology - Pamela Ugwudike 2015

        Book  Read chapter 6 called Left realism: criticisms from within

      2. Understanding criminology: current theoretical debates - Walklate, Sandra 2007

        Book  Other editions available. See chapter on left realism.

      3. Understanding criminology: current theoretical debates - Walklate, Sandra, ebrary, Inc 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Read chapter 4 'Understanding left realism'. Earlier hard copies of this text are available.

      4. The Islington crime survey: crime, victimization and policing in inner-city London - Jones, Trevor, MacLean, Brian, Young, Jock c1986

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      5. Rethinking criminology: the realist debate - Young, Jock, Matthews, Roger 1992

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      6. Confronting crime - Matthews, Roger, Young, Jock 1986

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      7. What is to be done about law and order?: crisis in the nineties - Lea, John, Young, Jock 1993

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  10. 8. The Sociology Critique of Media Constructions of Deviance 8 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. Criminology: a reader - Jewkes, Yvonne, Letherby, Gayle, ebrary, Inc 2002 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential, Key or Purchase Also available in hard copy. Read chapter 10 an abridged version of a book chapter by Kidd-Hewitt. Also see an abridged version of Cohen's Folk Devils & Moral Panics in chapter 11.

      2. Crime and the media: the post-modern spectacle - David Kidd-Hewitt, Richard Osborne 1995

        Book  Read chapter 1 by Kidd-Hewitt. An abridged version of this book chapter appears in Jewkes & Letherby's (2002) Criminology: A Reader which is available in hard copy and e-book.

    2. Foundational Texts 6 items
      The texts noted below provide the early foundations of sociological studies of media portrayals of crime and deviance. These texts were briefly discussed in the lecture.
      1. Folk devils and moral panics: the creation of the Mods and Rockers - Cohen, Stanley 1972

        Book  Later editions available

      2. Stanley Cohen: folk devils and moral panics 1999 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document Essential, Key or Purchase

      3. The manufacture of news: social problems, deviance and the mass media - Cohen, Stanley, Young, Jock 1981

        Book Recommended or Additional

      4. The drugtakers: the social meaning of drug use - Young, Jock 1971

        Book Recommended or Additional

      5. Jock Young: the drugtakers [n.d.] (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document Essential, Key or Purchase

      6. Law-and-order news: an analysis of crime reporting in the British press - Steve Chibnall 1977

        Book Recommended or Additional Two further copies of this text which were published in 2001 are also available from the library.