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THEORETICAL AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES ON CRIME

1. Demonological Perspectives

--- Demonic Perspectives (Cecil Greek)  http://www.criminology.fsu.edu/crimtheory/week2.htm

--- Salem Witchcraft Trials 1692

http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/salem/salem.htm

--- The Salem Witchcraft Papers

http://etext.virginia.edu/salem/witchcraft/texts/transcripts.html

--- lecture on social disorder and imbalance

http://192.211.16.13/curricular/healthhumanbehavior/deviance.htm

---Medieval Sourcebook: Witchcraft Documents [15th Century]

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/witches1.html

-- Zebulon Reed Brockway ,  Superintendent of the Detroit House of Correction "The Ideal of a  True Prison System for a State" 1877

http://www.crimetheory.com/Archive/Zeb1/index.html

--- Allen Blake  The Theological Theory of Crime - a theology of crime from the writings of the Apostle Paul  http://www.freeservants.us/crimetheology.html

 

2. Classical and Neo-Classical Schools

i) The contributions of Cesare Beccaria  (1738-1794) On Crimes and Punishments   

READINGS

Actual text On Crimes and Punishments: 1764 

---Beccaria, Cesare. On Crimes and Punishments   (courtesy of Crimetheory.com

© January 23, 2002)   http://www.crimetheory.com/Archive/Beccaria/index.html

or

--- Of Crimes and Punishments Cesare Bonesana, Marchese Beccaria, 1738-1794

http://www.constitution.org/cb/crim_pun.txt

---Summaries of the text:

Cecil Greek re Cesare Beccaria  historical background  and theory

http://www.criminology.fsu.edu/crimtheory/beccaria.htm

--- Cesare Beccaria (1738-1794)  Internet Encyclopedia of philosophy

http://www.utm.edu/research/iep/b/beccaria.htm

--- Cesare Beccaria: Essay on Crimes and Punishments Internet Modern History Sourcebook. (short)  http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/18beccaria.html

--- Bruce Hoffman  Outline: Beccaria's Argument in On Crimes and Punishments

http://crimetheory.com/ClasPos/onc&p.htm

 

Classical and Neo-Classical Schools (cont’d)

--- Jeremy Bentham  by Kim Swanson

http://www.criminology.fsu.edu/crimtheory/bentham.htm

---Benthamism  2009 by Kevin Knight  (short)

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/02482b.htm

--- 2009 Jeremy Bentham by  William Sweet  Internet Encyclopedia of philosophy

http://www.utm.edu/research/iep/b/bentham.htm

 

--- the full text: Jeremy Bentham  1748-1832;  The Rationale of Punishment

http://www.laits.utexas.edu/poltheory/bentham/rp/index.html

--- Bentham, Jeremy The Panopticon Writings. Ed. Miran Bozovic (London: Verso, 1995). p. 29-95   http://cartome.org/panopticon2.htm

--- Panopticism: Foucault, Michel Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison pp. 195-228

http://cartome.org/foucault.htm

---  Discipline & Punish (1975),  Torture. 1. The Body of the Condemned

http://foucault.info/documents/disciplineAndPunish/foucault.disciplineAndPunish.torture.en.html

--- Michel Foucault by Scott McGaha

http://www.criminology.fsu.edu/crimtheory/foucault.htm

3. The Positive Schools of Early Criminology

Ferri, Enrico. Criminal Sociology. http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/FerCrim.html

--- Rafter  on Cesare Lombroso and the origins of criminology http://www.farum.it/publifarumv/n/01/pdf/Rafter.pdf

--- Lombroso (brief entries)

http://www.d.umn.edu/~jhamlin1/lombroso.html

http://www.museocriminologico.it/lombroso_1_uk.htm

http://www.museocriminologico.it/storia_2_uk.htm

--- Phrenology (brief entries)

The History of Phrenology http://134.184.33.110/phreno/intro.html

--- George Combe (1788-1858) http://www.victorianweb.org/science/phrenology/combe.html

--- Phrenology in the 20th century http://134.184.33.110/phreno/intro20.html

--- The Future of Phrenology http://134.184.33.110/phreno/intro21.html

--- The Loose Foundations of Criticism against Phrenology http://134.184.33.110/phreno/kritiek.html

--- Renato M.E. Sabbatini,Phrenology: the History of Brain Localization

http://www.cerebromente.org.br/n01/frenolog/frenologia.htm

--- Modern Phrenology http://www.cerebromente.org.br/n01/frenolog/frenmod.htm

--- Matthew  Vukin  Phrenology in America

http://clearinghouse.missouriwestern.edu/manuscripts/83.php

---brief pages on Dr. Franz Gall (1758-1828)

http://www.uic.edu/depts/mcne/founders/page0038.html

http://www.whonamedit.com/doctor.cfm/1018.html

---1949: William Sheldon: Objective Method http://www.innerexplorations.com/psytext/shel.htm

 

Biological Theories of Crime

 

--- Contemporary Biological and Integrated Perspectives by Diana Fishbein 

 http://www.criminology.fsu.edu/crimtheory/week5.htm

--- Biological perspectives in criminology by Diana Fishbein  http://www.criminology.fsu.edu/crimtheory/fishbein90.htm

--- Nicole Hahn Rafter, Biological Theories of Crime: A Historical Overview

http://www.albany.edu/museum/wwwmuseum/criminal/curator/nicole.html

--- brief overview Dr. Robert E. Ford Biological and Psychological Theories of Crime

http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~cjreg/NCbiological.htm

--- brief overview Genetic Theories

http://mulerider.saumag.edu/~milford/crime/genetic.html

 

Psychological Theories of Crime

--- Dr. Raymond H. Hamden, Psychology of Terrorists: 4 types

http://www.all-about-psychology.com/support-files/psychology-of-terrorists.pdf

--- Majid Yar.   Neither Scylla nor Charybdis: Transcending the Criminological Dualism Between Rationality and the Emotions  Internet Journal of Criminology 

http://www.internetjournalofcriminology.com/Majid%20-%20Neither%20Scylla%20nor%20Charybdis.pdf

--- Thomas Richardson, Conceptual and Methodological Challenges in Examining the Relationship Between Mental Illness and Violent Behaviour and Crime

http://www.internetjournalofcriminology.com/Richardson%20-%20Mental%20Illness%20Violent%20Behaviour%20and%20Crime.pdf

--- W De Haan  2002  On the emotions of crime, punishment and social control http://www.rug.nl/rechten/faculteit/vakgroepen/stcr/cri/onderzoek/publicaties/intro.pdf

Psychiatric/ Psychoanalytic/  Psychodynamic Theories

--- Harold J. Bursztajn, Albert E. Scherr and Archie Brodsky The Rebirth of Forensic Psychiatry in Light of Recent Historical Trends in Criminal Responsibility

http://www.forensic-psych.com/articles/artRebirth.php

--- Personality Theories: a resource page of contributors

http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/perscontents.html

--- Psychological Jurisprudence and Radical Social Change Dennis R. Fox

1993 American Psychologist, 48, 234-241  http://www.dennisfox.net/papers/psychjuris.html

--- A Brief Outline of Psychoanalytic Theory

http://homepage.newschool.edu/~quigleyt/vcs/psychoanalysis-intro.pdf

--- Freud and PsychoanalysisDr. C. George Boeree

http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/psychoanalysis.html

--- Freudian approaches http://www.apsu.edu/oconnort/crim/crimtheory05.htm

--- Freud resources and brief overview http://mythosandlogos.com/Freud.html

Economic Theories of Crime

--- Ralph C. Allen “Socioeconomic conditions and property crime: a comprehensive review and test of the professional literature” American Journal of Economics and Sociology, , July, 1996

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0254/is_n3_v55/ai_18688302/?tag=content;col1

--- Aric Hall   socio-economic theories of crime

http://www.arichall.com/academic/papers/hs8373-paper.pdf

--- The Economics of Crime and the Criminal Justice System Steven D. Levitthttp://www.nber.org/reporter/fall98/levitt_fall98.html

--- Stuart Clubb Do economic theories of crime explain the causes of criminality in the United

Kingdom in the present day? http://www.scottishlaw.org.uk/journal/mar2001/sclubecmar01.pdf

Philosophical Explanations

--- Philosophical Issues and Criminological Theory   (Cecil E. Greek)

http://www.criminology.fsu.edu/crimtheory/week1.htm

--- Hil, Richard, "Facing Change: New Directions for Critical Criminology in the Early New Millennium?" Western Criminology Review 3 (2).  http://wcr.sonoma.edu/v3n2/hil.html

---Crime in the Mind of Dostoyevsky  Elif Aslan Bulut

http://www.fountainmagazine.com/article.php?ARTICLEID=926

--- list of existential –phenomenological thinkers   http://mythosandlogos.com/ep.html

 

CRIMINOLOGICAL CANONS & CONTEMPORARY  CONTRIBUTIONS

A. CRIME AS “SOCIALLY STRUCTURED”

1. Normative Approaches:  “The Constructed Social Reality of Crime”

---The Division of Labor in Society (1893) [R. A. Jones. Emile Durkheim 28pp

http://durkheim.uchicago.edu/Summaries/dl.html

---In His Own Words: 11pp

http://www.faculty.rsu.edu/~felwell/Theorists/Durkheim/Words.htm

--- Émile Durkheim and the birth of sociology   3pp

http://www.crime-reg.com/rapports/Durkheimtexte.htm

---Functionalist Explanations 8pp

www.sociology.org.uk/pcfcri95.doc

---The Anomie Tradition Explaining Rates of Deviant Behavior ©J. D. Orcutt, 2002   5pp

http://deviance.socprobs.net/Unit_3/Theory/Anomie.htm

2. Interpretive/ Performative Approaches: “Constructing Crime”

---Max Weber (c. 1897) Definition of Sociology  23pp http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/ge/weber.htm

---From K Wolff  The Sociology of GeorgSimmel. Free Press, 1950, 5pp

http://media.pfeiffer.edu/lridener/courses/STRANGER.HTML

---Howard Becker 5pp

http://www.criminology.fsu.edu/crimtheory/becker.htm

--

Notes on H. Becker  (1963) Outsiders, New York: Free Press 3pp

http://www.arasite.org/becker.html

3. Power, Class and Inequality: “Constructors of Crime”

--- The Sociology of Georg Simmel  (K. H. Wolff).  Free Press, 1950, pp. 13-17. 4pp

http://media.pfeiffer.edu/lridener/courses/SOCIAT.HTML

---Thorstein Veblen Theory of the Leisure Class:  Conspicuous   Consumption  15pp

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER/VEBLEN/chap04.html

---Conflict Tradition Neo-Marxist and Interest Group Theory J. D. Orcutt, 2002    8pp

http://deviance.socprobs.net/Unit_3/Theory/Conflict.htm

---Critical Criminology 6pp

http://www.arasite.org/critcrim.html

4. Contributions of Marx and Engels

---The German Ideology by Marx and Engels Marx on Crime Chpt 3: Saint Max 17pp

http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1845/german-ideology/ch03j.htm

---Apologist Conception of the Productivity of All Professions]  Section 11 Only   2pp

http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1863/theories-surplus-value/add1.htm

---Jonathon M. Hyde Theory in Criminology and Criminal justice: 7pp

http://www.criminology.fsu.edu/crimtheory/marx.htm

 

CRITICAL & CONTEMPORARY THEORIZING OF CRIME

Critical Enquiries and Contemporary Cultural Critiques: Beyond the text

A. Feminist Theories

---Feminist Criminology  3pp

http://www.tulane.edu/~femtheory/journals/paper8.html

---Feminism and Critical Criminology: Toward a Feminist Praxis M. Chesney-Lind  5pp

http://www.critcrim.org/critpapers/chesney-lind1.htm

---Crime and Gender3pp

http://www.keltawebconcepts.com.au/ecrgend1.htm

---A Feminist Perspective on Women and Crime 6pp

http://www.keltawebconcepts.com.au/efemcrim1.htm

---From Patricia Hill Collins, Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge,Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment.  13pp

http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/45a/252.html

--- Joanne Ardovini-Brooker,  Feminist Epistemology 12pp

http://www.advancingwomen.com/awl/spring2002/ARDOV~CG.HTM

 

B. Critical Race Theory

---Lewis R. Gordon A Short History of the ‘Critical’ in Critical Race Theory 9pp

http://www.habermas.org/critraceth01bk.htm

---W.E.B. DuBois's "The Comet" and contributions to critical race theory 26pp

http://www.thefreelibrary.com/W.E.B.+DuBois%27s+%22The+Comet%22+and+contributions+to+critical+race...-a0168089669

--- Isaksen Judy L From critical race theory to composition studies 13pp

http://tarlton.law.utexas.edu/lpop/etext/lsf/isaksen24.htm

--- John Shuford "Four Du Boisian Contributions to Critical Race Theory" 30pp

http://www.american-philosophy.org/archives/past_conference_programs/pc2001/Discussion%20papers/shuford.htm

--- Angela Onwuachi-Willig Celebrating Critical Race Theory at 20   6pp

http://www.uiowa.edu/~ilr/issues/ILR_94-5_Onwuachi-Willig.pdf

--- C.I. Harris Critical Race Theory and Legal Doctrine 23pp

http://aapf.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/harris-whiteness-as-property-revised.pdf

C.  Critical Cultural Theories

---Keith Hayward Cultural Criminology  2pp

http://www.culturalcriminology.org/papers/youth-justice-dictionary.pdf

---Jeff Ferrell Cultural criminology

http://www.culturalcriminology.org/papers/cult-crim-blackwell-ency-soc.pdf

---Jeff Ferrell Culture,Crime, and Cultural Criminology 13pp

http://www.albany.edu/scj/jcjpc/vol3is2/culture.html

---Jeff Ferrell Boredom, Crime, and Criminology13pp

http://www.culturalcriminology.org/papers/ferrell-boredom.pdf

--- Mike Presdee From carnival to the carnival of crime 13pp

http://www.culturalcriminology.org/papers/presdee-carnival.pdf

D. Critical (legal) Hermeneutics

---R. E. Palmer  The Relevance of Gadamer's Philosophical Hermeneutics to Thirty-Six Topics or Fields of Human Activity 23pp

http://www.mac.edu/faculty/richardpalmer/relevance.html

---D. Lupton & J.Tulloch Theorizing fear of crime: beyond the rational/irrational opposition 17pp

http://adudleybrown.googlepages.com/lupton_crime_rational.pdf

---J.M. Balkin The proliferation of legal truth 12pp

http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/jbalkin/articles/proliferationoflegaltruth1.pdf

---J. E. Bickenbach  The 'Artificial Reason' of the Law 10pp

http://www.phaenex.uwindsor.ca/ojs/leddy/index.php/informal_logic/article/download/2598/2039

---J. Graaff  In search of the generative question: a hermeneutic approach to pedagogy 12pp

http://www.c-sap.bham.ac.uk/resources/publications/monographs/social_theory/Chapter6.pdf

 

E. Peacekeeping Criminology

---H. PepinskyEmpathy works, obedience doesn't  11pp

http://www.critcrim.org/critpapers/pepinsky-essay.htm

---DiCristina, B  Anarchy Against the Discipline.5pp

http://www.albany.edu/scj/jcjpc/vol3is4/anarchy.html

---D. R. Fox A Critical-Psychology Approach to Law’s Legitimacy 17pp

http://www.dennisfox.net/papers/false.html

---D. R. Fox Psychological Jurisprudence and Radical Social Change 12pp

http://www.dennisfox.net/papers/psychjuris.html

 

F. Integration

---H. Richard, "Facing Change: New Directions for Critical Criminology in the Early New Millennium?" 26pp

http://wcr.sonoma.edu/v3n2/hil.html

---Gregg Barak Integrative theories, integrating criminologies  9pp

http://www.critcrim.org/critpapers/barak_integrative.htm

 

 

 

Crime and History

Criminal justice history resources
Early Modern Crime, law and order: a bibliography
Early modern law, crime and disorder links
European Centre for the Study of Policing
History of Policing, Legal Institutions, Criminology and Crime
History of Police and Policing in the United Kingdom
History of Rape Bibliography
Making sense of 18th-century English law enforcement
Outlaws and Highwaymen
Pirate Image Archive
Police resources
Real Torture
The history of crime and punishment in Britain 1790-1870
The murder of Dr Parkman
Theory and practice of justice
Torture in early modern Spain and Latin America
Tyburn Tree
Women, sexuality and murder in 19th-century America
Witchcraft in Salem