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Neoliberalism

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White, R, Neoliberalism, The Routledge Companion to Criminological Theory and Concepts, Routledge, A Brisman, E Carrabine, and N South (ed), London, pp. 333-337. ISBN 9781138819009 (2017) [Other Book Chapter]


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Abstract

Neoliberalism describes a broad political and economic orientation that emphasizes the individual responsibility for one’s own actions – and individual accountability for the consequences of those actions – within the institutional framework of strong private property rights and unfettered commodity markets. All of this has implications for crime and criminology both in terms of profit, competition and greed as motives of and contexts for criminal activity and in terms of the deregulation and weakening of certain domestic and international criminal laws that deal with social and environmental harms and the damage wrought by them.

Item Details

Item Type:Other Book Chapter
Keywords:neoliberalism
Research Division:Studies in Human Society
Research Group:Sociology
Research Field:Sociology not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the Law
Objective Field:Criminal Justice
UTAS Author:White, R (Professor Rob White)
ID Code:130305
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Office of the School of Social Sciences
Deposited On:2019-01-18
Last Modified:2019-01-18
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