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We must acknowledge the limits of policing and punishment in the absence of social justice

Reiner, Robert (2012) We must acknowledge the limits of policing and punishment in the absence of social justice. British Politics and Policy at LSE (30 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Robert Reiner argues that it is time we re-evaluated our ‘common sense’ conceptions of the role of the police, and started to take seriously the notion that socio-economically rooted pressures generating criminality have been suppressed, but not tackled, by the decades of getting tough on crime but not its causes.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 the author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
K Law > K Law (General)
Sets: Departments > Law
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > Mannheim Centre for Criminology
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 28 May 2012 10:38
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/44074/

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