New modes of governance and the commodification of criminological knowledge

Walters, Reece (2003) New modes of governance and the commodification of criminological knowledge. Social and Legal Studies, 12(1), pp. 5-26.

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This article explores the influence of new modes of governance on the production of criminological knowledge. In doing so, it examines the rise of discourses on risk and critiques the ways in which academic environments are changing under new managerialist philosophies. The article further explores the increasing 'commodification of criminological knowledge' and analyses its effect on contemporary criminological scholarship. Finally, this article examines the contours of critical criminological scholarship and advocates for a criminology of resistance.

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ID Code: 49637
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: criminological knowledge, commodification of knowledge, criminology research
DOI: 10.1177/096466390301200101
ISSN: 1461-7390
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
Deposited On: 11 Jun 2012 22:56
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2012 22:56

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