Postcolonial Perspectives for Criminology
WHAT IS CRIMINOLOGY, M. Bosworth, C. Hoyle, eds., Oxford University Press, 2011
15 Pages Posted: 14 Jan 2011 Last revised: 28 Dec 2017
Date Written: January 10, 2011
This chapter argues for the importance of a postcolonial perspective in criminology. It is a perspective that has the potential to offer new theoretical insights, and to expand the discipline in an engaged and reflexive endeavor that is cognisant of cultural and historical difference.
Keywords: Criminology, Postcolonial Theory
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