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Chronocentrism and British criminology

Rock, Paul (2005) Chronocentrism and British criminology. British Journal of Sociology, 56 (3). pp. 473-791. ISSN 0007-1315

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Criminologists display a largely unexamined propensity to ignore writings that are more than fifteen or so years old, with evident consequences for the public presentation and validation of expert knowledge. A citation study was combined with detailed observations from British criminologists to ascertain quite how that disavowal of the past was accomplished.

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Additional Information: © 2005 Wiley
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Sets: Research centres and groups > Mannheim Centre for Criminology
Departments > Sociology
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2008 13:27

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