A Chair of Criminology at the French National Council of Universities: State Driven Criminology, Threat Centred Approaches, and the Lack of Academic Credibility
University of London - King's College London; Shanghai Jiaotong University, KoGuan Law School; Leiden University - Leiden Law School
May 10, 2012
International State Crime Initiative Working Paper Series No. 2012-01
The recent introduction of criminology in France is politically motivated and state-driven. It follows the principles dictated by Alain Bauer, former security advisor of President Nicolas Sarkozy, who both favor research on criminality only to arrest criminals. Their vision of criminology is designed to address urban criminality and blue collar crime, while failing to recognize crimes perpetrated by the powerful and the companies.
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Keywords: Criminology, State Crime, White Collar Crime, State-Corporate Crime, Legal Education, Universities, Biaised researchworking papers series
Date posted: May 10, 2012 ; Last revised: May 12, 2012
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