"The Tragic Meaning of Blood": Symbol, Myth, and the Construction of Criminology
Wender, Jonathan M., Western Criminology Review
Keynote address delivered at the 2006 Western Society of Criminology Conference, Seattle, February 25, 2006
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. It is my sincere honor and privilege to join you today. I am particularly delighted to have this opportunity to address the Western Society of Criminology because it was only five years ago at the WSC conference in Portland that I began my journey as an academic criminologist. At the time, I was a doctoral candidate at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, writing-or, to put it more honestly, struggling to write-the early stages of a philosophically-oriented dissertation about policing. Anxious and curious to see how …
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Publication information: Article title: "The Tragic Meaning of Blood": Symbol, Myth, and the Construction of Criminology. Contributors: Wender, Jonathan M. - Author. Journal title: Western Criminology Review. Volume: 9. Issue: 2 Publication date: December 2008. Page number: 1+. © Western Criminology Review Apr 2010. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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