Advertisement

Criminology, Southern Theory and Cognitive Justice

  • Kerry Carrington
  • Russell Hogg
  • John Scott
  • Máximo Sozzo

Abstract

In the contemporary world of high-speed communication technologies and porous national borders, empire building has shifted from colonizing territories to colonizing knowledge. Hence the question of whose voices, experiences and theories are reflected in discourse is more important now than ever before. Yet the global production of knowledge in the social sciences is, like the distribution of wealth, income and power, structurally skewed towards the global North. This collection seeks to initiate the task of closing that gap by opening discursive spaces that bridge current global divides and inequities in the production of knowledge. This chapter provides an overview of criminologies of the global periphery and introduces readers to the diverse contributions on and from the global South that challenge how we think and do criminology and justice.

Keywords

Southern criminology Postcolonialism Southern theory Transitional justice Southern penalties 

References

  1. Aas, K. (2011). Visions of global control: Cosmopolitan aspirations in a world of friction. In M. Bosworth & C. Hoyle (Eds.), What is Criminology? (pp. 406–421). Oxford: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  2. Agnew, R. (2015). Using general strain theory to explain crime in Asian societies. Journal of Asian Criminology, 10(2), 131–147. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11417-014-9198-2.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Alexander, M. (2010). The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. New York: The New Press.Google Scholar
  4. Barberet, R. (2014). Women, Crime and Criminal Justice. London and New York: Routledge.Google Scholar
  5. Barclay, E., Donnermeyer, J., Scott, J., & Hogg, R. (Eds.). (2007). Crime in Rural Australia. Leichhardt, NSW: Federation Press.Google Scholar
  6. Beckert, S. (2014). Empire of Cotton: A New History of Global Capitalism. London: Allen Lane.Google Scholar
  7. Beldi, L. (2016, August 7). Carteret climate refugees seek home. ABC Pacific Beat. Retrieved May 17, 2017, from http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-08-07/carteret-climate-refugees-new-home/7693950
  8. Belich, J. (2011). Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Anglo-World, 1783–1939. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  9. Bourguignon, F. (2016). Inequality and globalization: How the rich get richer as the poor catch up. Foreign Affairs, 95(1), 11–15.Google Scholar
  10. Bowling, B. (2011). Transnational criminology and the globalisation of harm production. In M. Bosworth & C. Hoyle (Eds.), What is Criminology? (pp. 361–379). Oxford: Oxford University Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Braithwaite, J. (2015). Rethinking criminology through radical diversity in Asian Reconciliation. Asian Journal of Criminology, 10(3), 181–183. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11417-014-9200-z.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Braithwaite, J., & Wardak, A. (2013). Crime and war in Afghanistan, part 1: The Hobbesian solution. British Journal of Criminology, 53(2), 179–196. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azs066.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Carrington, K., & Hogg, R. (2017). Deconstructing criminology’s origin stories: A view from the global South. Asian Journal of Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11417-017-9248-7.
  14. Carrington, K., Hogg, R., & Sozzo, M. (2016). Southern criminology. British Journal of Criminology, 56(1), 1–20. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azv083.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Christopher, E., Pybus, C., & Rediker, M. (2007). Introduction. In E. Christopher, C. Pybus, & M. Rediker (Eds.), Many Middle Passages: Forced Migration and the Making of the Modern World (pp. 1–19). Berkeley: University of California Press.Google Scholar
  16. Collier, P. (2007). The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can be Done About It. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  17. Connell, R. (2007). Southern Theory: The Global Dynamics of Knowledge in the Social Sciences. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.Google Scholar
  18. Connell, R. (2014). Margin becoming centre: For a world-centred rethinking of masculinities. International Journal for Masculinity Studies, 9(4), 217–231. https://doi.org/10.1080/18902138.2014.934078.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. Connell, R., & Dados, N. (2014). Where in the world does neoliberalism come from? The market agenda in Southern perspective. Theory and Society, 43(2), 117–138. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11186-014-9212-9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. Cunneen, C. (2001). Conflict, Politics & Crime: Aboriginal Communities & Police. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen and Unwin.Google Scholar
  21. de Sousa Santos, B. (2014). Epistemologies of the South: Justice Against Epistemicide. Boulder: Paradigm Publishers.Google Scholar
  22. Dillon, M., & Westbury, N. (2007). Beyond Humbug: Transforming Government Engagement with Indigenous Australia. West Lakes: Seaview Press.Google Scholar
  23. Dongchao, M. (2017). Translation and Travelling Theory: Feminist Theory and Praxis in China. London: Routledge.Google Scholar
  24. Donnermeyer, J., & DeKeseredy, W. (2013). Rural Criminology. Oxon and New York: Routledge.Google Scholar
  25. Frank, A. (1970). The development of underdevelopment. In R. Rhodes (Ed.), Imperialism and Underdevelopment: A Reader (pp. 4–17). New York: Monthly Review Press.Google Scholar
  26. Gott, R. (2007). Latin America as a white settler society. Bulletin of Latin American Research, 26(2), 269–289. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1470-9856.2007.00224.x.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. Graham, M., Hale, S., & Stephens, M. (2011). Geographies of the World’s Knowledge (C. M. Flick, Ed.) (PP. 1–30). London: Convoco! Edition.Google Scholar
  28. Green, P., & Ward, T. (2004). State Crime: Governments, Violence and Corruption. London: Pluto Press.Google Scholar
  29. Gregory, D. (2004). The Colonial Present. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.Google Scholar
  30. Hagan, J. (2003). Justice in the Balkans: Prosecuting War Crimes in the Hague Tribunal. Chicago: Chicago University Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. Hagan, J., & Rymond-Richmond, W. (2008). Darfur and the Crime of Genocide. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. Hogg, R. (2002). Criminology beyond the nation state: Global conflicts, human rights and the ‘new world disorder’. In K. Carrington & R. Hogg (Eds.), Critical Criminology: Issues, Debates, Challenges (pp. 185–217). Cullompton: Willan.Google Scholar
  33. Hogg, R., & Carrington, K. (2006). Policing the Rural Crisis. Leichardt, NSW: Federation Press.Google Scholar
  34. Hogg, R., Scott, J., & Sozzo, M. (2017). Southern criminology: Guest editors’ introduction. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 6(1), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.5204/ijcjsd.v6i1.395.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. Independent Commission on International Development Issues. (1980). North-South: A Programme for Survival. London: Pan Books.Google Scholar
  36. Independent Commission on International Development Issues. (1983). Common Crisis: North-South Cooperation for World Recovery. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.Google Scholar
  37. Lin, W.-H. (2012). General strain theory in Taiwan: A latent growth curve modeling approach. Asian Journal of Criminology, 7(1), 37–54. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11417-010-9101-8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  38. Liu, J. (2009). Asian criminology: Challenges, opportunities and directions. Asian Journal of Criminology, 4(1), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.10007/s11417-009-9066-7.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  39. Liu, J., Hebenton, B., & Jou, S. (2012). Handbook of Asian Criminology. New York: Springer.Google Scholar
  40. O’Neill, J. (2013). The Growth Map: Economic Opportunity in the BRICs and Beyond. London: Portfolio Penguin.Google Scholar
  41. Samson, J. (2011). Pacific history in context. Journal of Pacific History, 46(2), 244–250. https://doi.org/10.1080/00223344.2011.607273.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  42. United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. (2009). State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. New York: United Nations.Google Scholar
  43. United Nations Development Programme. (2013). The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World. Human Development Report 2013. United Nations.Google Scholar
  44. Varoufakis, Y. (2016). And the Weak Suffer What They Must? Europe, Austerity and the Threat to Global Stability. London: Vintage.Google Scholar
  45. Walklate, S., & McGarry, R. (Eds.). (2015). Criminology and War: Transgressing the Borders. Cullompton: Routledge.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© The Author(s) 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kerry Carrington
    • 1
  • Russell Hogg
    • 1
  • John Scott
    • 1
  • Máximo Sozzo
    • 2
  1. 1.Queensland University of TechnologyBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.National University of Litoral Santa FeSanta FeArgentina

Personalised recommendations