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Politics, Social Theory, Sociology, Uncategorized

David Cameron and the politics of superfluousness

Posted on 16 May 2015 by Grace Krause

Last week, voters in the UK chose to re-elect the Conservatives to rule Britain another five years. Because of this decision tens of thousands of people will needlessly suffer. Some will die. It is really that simple. Britain’s current austerity politics have been linked to widespread social harm, and we have been promised that there
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Wasted Potential: Towards a Criminology of the Financial Crisis

Posted on 19 December 2013 by Grace Krause

Cool Criminology An undeniable advantage of being a criminologist is that it sounds cool. Granted, the coolness factor of saying, ‘I’m a criminologist’ wears off quickly, usually when you admit that you cannot solve crime, are not a profiler and know little about psychopaths. But criminology is still one of the flashier branches of sociology.
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Criminology, Social Theory, Theories of Crime

35 Criminological Theories in one Mindmap

Posted on 14 December 2013 by Grace Krause

  This criminological theory monster is based on Charles Tittle’s (2000) article ‘Theoretical Developments in Criminology’. For references (and  to find out what theories exactly I am talking about) please look at the original article.
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Gender and Sexuality, Procrastination, Social Theory

Fun with Foucault

Posted on 11 December 2013 by Grace Krause

Among the many marvelous things to be found around the internet is the tumblr Hey, Michel Foucault  My personal favorites:
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