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Harmful Societies : Understanding Social Harm (Paperback) (Simon Pemberton)

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Whilst the notion of social harm’ has long interested critical criminologists, it is now being explored as an alternative field of study, which provides more accurate analyses of the vicissitudes of life. However, important aspects of this notion remain undeveloped, in particular the definition of social harm, the question of responsibility and methodologies for studying harm.  This book is the first to theorise and define the social harm’ concept beyond criminology and seeks to address these omissions and, in doing so, provide a platform for future debates, in this series and beyond. It will be a valuable resource for academics and researchers across criminology, sociology, social policy, socio-legal studies and geography.
Number of Pages: 183
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Studies in Social Harm
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Simon Pemberton
Language: English
Street Date: May 15, 2016
TCIN: 51819661
UPC: 9781847427953
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-4851
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