A Criminology of Moral Order

Hans Boutellier

A Criminology of Moral Order

Hans Boutellier

Distributed for Bristol University Press

176 pages | 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 | © 2018
Paper $35.95 ISBN: 9781529203837 Will Publish August 2020 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $80.00 ISBN: 9781529203752 Published February 2019 For sale in North and South America only
Moral order is disturbed by criminal events. However, in a secularized and networked society a common moral ground is increasingly hard to find. People feel confused about the bigger issues of our time such as crime, anti-social behaviour, Islamist radicalism, sexual harassment and populism. Traditionally, issues around morality have been neglected by criminologists.   Through theory, case studies and discussion, this book sheds a new and topical light on these concerns. Using the moral perspective, Boutellier bridges the gap between people’s emotional opinions on crime, and criminologists' rationalized answers to questions of crime and security.
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