Crime in an Insecure World

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Crime in an Insecure World investigates the alarming trend across Western societies of treating every imaginable source of harm as a crime. It locates this trend in the 21st century obsession with insecurity fostered by neo-liberal governments. It explains why selected issues of national security (threats of terrorism), social security (benefit system integrity), corporate security (liabilities for harm) and domestic security (anti-social behaviour) are at the top of the political agenda. It documents how this politics of ...

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Crime in an Insecure World
2007, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780745638294

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2007, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

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