Pan-African Issues in Crime and Justice (Interdisciplinary by Biko Agozino,Anita Kalunta-Crumpton

By Biko Agozino,Anita Kalunta-Crumpton

Criminology assumes the placement of a longtime self-discipline, but its impact is restricted via its basic specialise in the West for either theoretical and empirical substance. however the turning out to be curiosity in comparative criminology now signifies that nations examine notes, thereby broadening the parameters of criminology. nonetheless quite overlooked within the literature, in spite of the fact that, are problems with crime and justice as they impact humans of African descent world wide. Drawing upon fabrics from international locations in Africa, the Caribbean, North and South the US, and Europe, this stimulating ebook displays at the studies of individuals of African descent to provide a convergence of criminologies in and out of doors the West. concurrently, it recognizes Western criminology as an important perspective from which to understand crime and justice as they're conceptualized open air the West. the amount additionally investigates even if Western criminological money owed are suitable to the comprehension of crime, criminal activity and platforms of justice in Africa, the Caribbean and South America.

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