Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice

A journal covering Canadian law enforcement and criminology for the academic audience.

Articles from Vol. 48, No. 5, September

Coroners' Interested Advocacy: Understanding Wrongful Accusations and Convictions
Judge: But we've got to verify it legally To see ... Mayor: To see ... Judge: If she ... Mayor: If she ... Judge: Is morally, ethically Munchkin 1: Spiritually, physically Munchkin 2: Positively, absolutely Munchkin Men: Undeniably...
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Critical Criminology and Possibility in the Neo-Liberal Ethos
What is a criminologist to do? While acknowledging the diversity of criminologists and criminological practices, we propose to initiate a discussion of the general conditions of criminological practice--its valuation structures, its peculiar modes...
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Governing on the Margins: Exploring the Contributions of Governmentality Studies to Critical Criminology in Canada
Introduction Despite its early promise, critical criminology has waned in influence in recent years, its star dimmed by the rising currency of administrative criminology and the migration of critically minded scholars from the criminological tent...
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Governmentality, Critical Criminology, and the Absent Norm
Since the late 1980s, Michel Foucault has become perhaps the most common theoretical base for emerging Canadian criminologists. Disenchanted with Marxist-informed critique, researchers turned to Discipline and Punish (Foucault 1977) and re-conceptualizations...
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Hated Identities: Queers and Canadian Anti-Hate Legislation
Introduction The matter of the victim's identity as a member of a targeted (minority) group is a central and taken-for-granted feature of Canadian anti-hate laws. Our critical examination of two hate crimes, however, shows that the victim's identity...
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Husband Abuse: Equality with a Vengeance?
Introduction The most recurrent backlash against women's safety is the myth that men are battered as often as women ... Of course we must have compassion for those relatively few men who are harmed by their wives and partners, but it makes...
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Les Femmes et L'isolement Cellulaire Au Canada : Un Defi De L'esprit Sur la Matiere (1)
Introduction L'isolement cellulaire est une pratique carcerale centenaire utilisee pour soustraire une detenue de l'ensemble de la population carcerale. En isolement, les detenues sont generalement confinees a leur cellule 23 heures par jour et...
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Pioneering Critical Criminology in Canada
Seeding barren ground This is a good time to interrogate the status of critical criminology in Canada, since it is not entirely clear whether the development of the field portends a resurgent or a recessionary trend. In this article, which I regard...
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Re-Imagining a Feminist Criminology
Introduction Like much recent critical criminology, feminist criminology has been influenced by a "Foucault effect" (see Smart 1989; Howe 1994). The appeal and promise of Michel Foucault's lectures and essays on governmentality are their interesting...
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"So What Does All of This Have to Do with Criminology?" Surviving the Restructuring of the Discipline in the Twenty-First Century
Le present commentaire renvoie a un article que les auteurs ont publie en 1999 dans la Revue et ou ils ont emis plusieurs observations sur l'etat de la criminologie telle qu'elle se pratiquait au tournant du 21e siecle dans les universites canadiennes....
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The State of Critical Scholarship in Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies in Canada
Introduction: Promising critique In early 2006, the American Society of Criminology (ASC) Division on Critical Criminology professional e-mail list became the site of commentaries and debates related to semantics. These exchanges were initiated...
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Une Ouverture
Reunir un ensemble heteroclite de chercheurs sous la banniere de la << criminologie critique et des etudes socio-juridiques >> n'est pas tache facile. En effet, en nous efforcant de creer des possibilites de mobilisation et de reflexion...
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