Psychologising Criminals and the Frankfurt School's Critique

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dc.contributor.author Anthony, T
dc.contributor.author Anthony, D
dc.contributor.editor Anthny, A
dc.contributor.editor Cuneen, C
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T03:18:06Z
dc.date.issued 2008-01
dc.identifier.citation The Critical Criminology Companion, 2008, First, pp. 43 - 54
dc.identifier.isbn 978-187606-723-6
dc.identifier.other B1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14393
dc.description.abstract The birth of criminology and psychology as scientific pursuits in the mid-19th century drew together the two disciplines (Hollin 2002: 147). Institutional criminologists, the courts1 and popular culture2 have maintained their fascination with and reliance on psychological models to explain criminal behaviour. They assume that the individuals psychology is the cause of crime and that psychotherapy can be relevant in the eradication of crime. But despite this focus on the individual criminal or act of crime, psychology has a broader tradition in criminology, including in critical criminologies. Notably, the Frankfurt School engaged neo-Freudian psychoanalysis to provide a political critique of the criminal justice functions of the authoritarian state. Such an approach tends to be overlooked by those who associate psychology with positivism.
dc.publisher Hawkins Press, An imprint of the Federation Press
dc.title Psychologising Criminals and the Frankfurt School's Critique
dc.type Chapter
dc.parent The Critical Criminology Companion
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Sydney, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 43 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 54 en_US
dc.cauo.name LAW.Faculty of law en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1801 Law
dc.personcode 108953
dc.personcode 110400
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Law en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition First en_US
dc.custom en_US
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dc.description.keywords NA en_US
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Law
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Law Research
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Strengthening Indigenous Communities
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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