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- DescriptionThis study introduces key emerging perspectives in postmodern analysis and discusses how they might be integrated, synthesized, and applied in crimilogy, law, and social justice. Milovavic first familiarizes readers with discourse analysis (Lacanian), chaos theory, catastrophe theory, and edgework theory. Next, he covers various practical applications through literature and film, in client-lawyer practices, etc. These new critical perspectives will be invaluable tools for scholars in law, crimilogy, criminal justice, sociology, and law enforcement. These theories shed light on how nmaterially motivated forms of crime, those that provide adrenalin rushes or excitement, can be understood. They help to explain the development of sudden forms of violence, such as criminal acts by disgruntled workers, as well as how mediation practices can curtail such escalating violence. Milovavic also demonstrates how constitutive theorizing can serve as an umbrella integrative theory, which provides sufficient space for various syntheses. A case-in-point is how edgework theory (adrenalin rush, excitement, visceral experiences) can be understood in crimilogy and in the establishment of social justice.
- Author BiographyDRAGAN MILOVANOVIC is Professor of Criminal Justice at Northeastern Illinois University. He is the editor of the International Journal for the Semiotics of Law.
- Author(s)Dragan Milovanovic
- Date of Publication30/07/2002
- SubjectSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Series TitlePraeger Series in Criminology & Crime Control Policy
- Place of PublicationWestport
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPraeger Publishers Inc
- Content Notereferences
- Weight599 g
- Width156 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine27 mm
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