By David F. Greenberg
During this elevated and up-to-date moment variation of a respected reader in Marxist criminology, editor David F. Greenberg brings jointly writings approximately crime that diversity from vintage articles by means of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels to various modern essays. Taking an explicitly Marxist standpoint, the articles take care of a number of points of criminology, together with equipped crime, delinquency, city crime, felony legislations, and felony justice. To the unique textual content, Greenberg has additional items on race and crime, gender and crime, rape, arson for revenue, and automobile robbery.
With vast prefatory fabric ready by way of Greenberg, in addition to editorial notes, and a thesaurus of Marxist terminology, Crime and Capitalism is an necessary textual content for college students and execs within the fields of criminology, legal justice, social background, and sociology.
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26 It may be noted that even if one were to accept the rigid position that a Marxist criminology was impossible. one would not be denying the theoretical worth or empirical validity of the work done by those of us who think that the criminology we are doing is appropriately called Marxist. The only thing at stake would seem to be its pedigree. A more detailed criticism of the sort of reasoning employed by Hirst. Mugsford. and Bankowski. Mungham. and Young can be found in Thompson (1978) and Greenberg 11980a).
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