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Making criminology work: theory and practice in local context

McNeill, F. (2000) Making criminology work: theory and practice in local context. Probation Journal, 47 (2). 108-118 . ISSN 0264-5505 (doi:10.1177/026455050004700204)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/026455050004700204

Abstract

Fergus McNeill explores the nature of criminological theory and assesses its practical value to work with offenders. He argues that theory and practice should 'interrogate' one another in each local context, and concludes by offering a series of questions to help criminal justice social work professionals to develop a localised understanding of criminal behaviour and the criminalisation process.

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McNeill, Prof Fergus
Authors: McNeill, F.
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Sociology Anthropology and Applied Social Sciences
Journal Name:Probation Journal
ISSN:0264-5505

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