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Title Censure, politics, and criminal justice / edited by Colin Sumner
Published Milton Keynes [England] ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 1990

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Description xii, 196 pages ; 24 cm
Series New directions in criminology series
New directions in criminology series.
Contents 1. Introduction : contemporary socialist criminology -- Renewing sociological theory -- 2. Rethinking deviance : towards a sociology of censor -- 3. Reflections on a sociological theory of criminal justice systems -- The politics of of censure -- 4. Magistrates' courts and the struggle for local democracy 1886-1986 -- 5. The censure of 'communism' and the political trial in South Africa -- Media, censure and politics -- 6. Dramatic power : television, images of crime and law enforcement -- 7. Strategies of censure and the suffragette movement -- 8. The press censure of 'dissident minorities' : the ideology of parliamentary democracy, Thatcherism and Policing the crisis
Analysis Criminal law Justice Administration - Sociological perspectives
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Criminology -- Political aspects.
Criminology.
Social control.
Social pressure.
Author Sumner, Colin.
LC no. 89078211
ISBN 0335151884
0335151892