Crime, Governance and Existential Predicaments

  • James Hardie-Bick
  • Ronnie Lippens

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. James Hardie-Bick, Ronnie Lippens
    Pages 1-14
  3. James Hardie-Bick, Phil Hadfield
    Pages 15-35
  4. James Hardie-Bick
    Pages 85-107
  5. Danny O’Rourke-Dicarlo, James Sheptycki
    Pages 108-128
  6. Don Crewe
    Pages 156-174
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 194-203

About this book


This collection focuses on the existential predicaments and choices that underpin current debates and developments in the governance of crime and criminal justice and argues for the relevance of existentialist thought for enhancing a critical and philosophically inspired criminological imagination.


crime criminal justice criminology existentialism liberty Michel Foucault philosophy

Editors and affiliations

  • James Hardie-Bick
    • 1
  • Ronnie Lippens
    • 1
  1. 1.Keele UniversityUK

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