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By Albert J. Reiss Jr. (auth.), Joan McCord, John H. Laub (eds.)

Reflecting a variety of proposal and highbrow strength, this specific quantity offers undergraduate scholars with an immense old context and demonstrates the continuity of many matters within the fields of criminology and felony justice. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the yankee Society of Criminology, this quantity includes formerly released articles by means of the society's president-many of whom are the prime thinkers within the box. Articles research the philosophy of punishment, policing, the politics of crime and crime keep an eye on, criminological thought, drug use, white-collar crime, woman crime, the research of deviance, parole, prediction reviews, and legal justice policy.

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1-28 in William J. ), Whose Law, What Order? A Conflict Approach to Criminology. New York: Wiley. Collins, Randall (1975). Conflict Sociology: Toward an Explanatory Science. New York: Academic Press. Cressey, Donald R. (1968). " Pp. 43-54 in Marvin E. ), Crime and Culture: Essays in HOllor of Thorsten Sellin. New York: Wiley. , Jr. (1971). " The American Sociologist 6 (June):59--62. , and James L. McCartney (1973). " Social Problems 21 (Summer):77-90. , ed. (1975). The Labelling of Deviance: Evaluating a Perspective.

This also enabled a pirate ship from France, say, to raise an English flag and attack a French ship. For the pirates loyalty to the nation came second to the search for gold. At one time or another virtually every European nation, and the United States as well, between 1500 and 1800 was complicitous in piracy. In the United States, Charleston, South Carolina, several New England towns, and New York were safe harbors for pirates. In return for sharing in the prize, these towns provided safety from capture by foreign authorities and a safe place for pirates to celebrate their victories.

Systematic Marxian thought begins with the proposition that virtually everyone in capitalist society is brutalized by the insecurity of having to live in a system that rewards greed and predation above generosity and cooperation (Bonger, 1916:98,362-363,402,532-533, passim). Crime is intrinsic to capitalism. , 1974; and see also Cain, 1974, and Chambliss, 1975, 1976). Weberian criminologists find the sources of conflict in cultural as well as social structures (Cressey, 1968; Hartjen, 1974; Reasons, 1974; Turk, 1969, 1972; VoId, 1958; for contrasts with Marxian thought, see Greenberg, 1976).

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