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Pre-crime and post-criminology?

Zedner, Lucia


Conventionally, crime is regarded principally as harm or wrong and the dominant ordering practices arise post hoc. In the emerging pre-crime society, crime is conceived essentially as risk or potential loss, ordering practices are pre-emptive and security is a commodity sold for profit. Though this dichotomy oversimplifies a more complex set of changes, it captures an important temporal shift. As the intellectual offspring of the post-crime society, criminology must adapt to meet the challenges...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Theoretical Criminology
DOI: 10.1177/1362480607075851


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