Reinventing Intellectuals

Canadian Journal of Criminology, 14(1): 81-95, 1999

9 Pages Posted: 28 Jan 2016

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Jennifer Wood

Temple University

Clifford Shearing

University of Cape Town; Griffith Institute of Criminology; University of Montreal, School of Criminology; University of New South Wales; University of Toronto

Date Written: January 28, 1999


There has been and continues to be considerable uncertainty among academic criminologists in Canada and elsewhere about how they might best contribute to the governance of security. What do they have to offer? How should they engage? Who should they engage with? How should they relate to people directly engaged in the business of governance?

Suggested Citation

Wood, Jennifer and Shearing, Clifford D, Reinventing Intellectuals (January 28, 1999). Canadian Journal of Criminology, 14(1): 81-95, 1999, Available at SSRN: or

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