Values in Criminology and Community Justice
Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol
A brief introduction
Notes on contributors
Section One: Values of criminological theories
1 Judging offenders: the moral implications of criminological theories
2 Postmodernism and criminological thought: ‘Whose science? Whose knowledge?’
Liz Austen with Malcolm Cowburn
3 Marxist criminology: whose side, which values?
4 A contemporary reflection on feminist criminology: whose side are we on?
Victoria Lavis and Tammi Walker
5 Bringing the boys back home: re-engendering criminology
Anthony Ellis and Maggie Wykes
6 New ‘racisms’ and prejudices? The criminalisation of ‘Asians’
7 The value(s) of cultural criminology
James Banks and David Moxon
8 Justifying ‘green’ criminology: values and ‘taking sides’ in an ecologically informed social science
Gary R. Potter
Section 2: Values in criminal justice
9 A moral in the story? Virtues, values and desistance from crime
Fergus McNeill and Stephen Farrall
10 The value of values in probation practice?
11 Developments in police education in England and Wales: values, culture and ‘common sense’ policing
Craig Paterson and Ed Pollock
12 Race, religion and human rights: valuable lessons from prison
13 The public-private divide: which side is criminal justice on?
14 Working with victims: values and validations
15 Money as the measure of man: values and value in the politics of reparation
Section Three: Values in research, policy and practice
16 The Emperor’s new clothes: can Big Society deliver criminal justice?
17 What’s valuable, what’s valued in today’s youth justice?
18 Economic values and evidence: evaluating criminal justice policy
Kevin Albertson, Katherine Albertson, Chris Fox and Dan Ellingworth
19 Reflections on values and ethics in narrative inquiry with (ex-)offenders
Paula Hamilton and Katherine Albertson
20 Working with different values: extremism, hate and sex crimes
Malcolm Cowburn, Marian Duggan and Ed Pollock
21 Value for money? The politics of contract research