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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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Identification Number: 10.1111/j.1468-4446.2005.00078.x

Abstract

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.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journals/BJOS
Additional Information: © 2005 Wiley
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Sets: Research centres and groups > Mannheim Centre for Criminology
Departments > Sociology
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2008 13:27
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2012 11:21
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/15475

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