• Clemens BartollasEmail author
  • Dragan MilovanovicEmail author
Part of the Palgrave Pioneers in Criminology book series (PAPICR)


This chapter introduces Richard Quinney’s journey of discovery. Each person has a story that is often waiting to be told. Richard’s story is about a farm boy who pursued his dreams leading to the rise of one of the founding figures of critical criminology. What follows is some highlights of his endless pursuit for discovery, both of self and the possibilities of a better society.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Sociology, Anthropology and CriminologyUniversity of Northern IowaCedar FallsUSA
  2. 2.Justice Studies DepartmentNortheastern Illinois UniversityChicagoUSA

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