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Counter-Colonial Criminology

A Critique of Imperialist Reason

by Biko Agozino

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Published by Pluto Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Crime & criminology,
  • Imperialism,
  • Sociology,
  • International,
  • Law,
  • World - Colonial Studies,
  • Legal History,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • Criminology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStephen Pfohl (Preface)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7955468M
    ISBN 100745318851
    ISBN 109780745318851

    Buy the Paperback Book Counter-colonial Criminology: A Critique Of Imperialist Reason by Biko Agozino at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. This book is about how the history of colonialism has shaped the definition of crime and justice systems not only in former colonies but also in. What makes Counter-Colonial Criminology: A Critique of Imperialist Reason an interesting and informative read is its use of an interdisciplinary perspective, or what Agozino deems as “a transdisciplinary theoretico-methodological intervention” (1). Thirteen chapters, plus an incisive.

    In his book, Counter Colonial Criminology: A Critique of Imperialist Reason, Biko Agozino argued that “criminology is a social science that served colonialism more directly than many other social sciences” and that it “emerged as a discipline for disciplining and controlling the Other at a time when colonial administrations.   Biko Agozino. Counter-Colonial Criminology: A Critique of Imperialist Reason. Customers and Patrons of the Mad-Trade: The Management of Lunacy in Eighteenth-Century London, With the Complete Text of John Monro's Case Book.

      Part of the Critical Criminological Perspectives book series (CCRP) Abstract This chapter illustrates that the “colonial matrix of power” continues to lie at the centre of settler colonial relationships, notably in the criminal justice system, and knowledges, particularly the Criminology of the Global : Harry Blagg, Thalia Anthony.   In his book, Counter-Colonial Criminology, Agozino offers critical insights into positivist criminology and the work it has done, and continues to do, in reproducing colonial knowledge formations Cited by: 4.


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Biko Agozino considers African and other postcolonial literature and contributions to counter colonial criminology, their originality, relevance and limitations. Finally he advocates a “committed objectivity” approach to race-class-gender criminology investigations in order to come to terms with imperialistic and neo-colonialist by: Key words: criminology, counter-colonial criminology, theory, criminalization.

Introduction Biko Agozino opened his book with an adapted epigraph from Kwame Nkrumah. He replaced “finance capital” with “criminology”. In p art it reads: The signs Counter-Colonial Criminology book the times are a. Biko Agozino considers African and other postcolonial literature and contributions to counter colonial criminology, their originality, relevance and limitations.

Finally he advocates a “committed objectivity" approach to race-class-gender criminology investigations in order to come to terms with imperialistic and neo-colonialist criminology. A review of Agozino's book Counter-Colonial Criminology: A Critique of Imperialist Reason concluded: "., this is a book that deserves to be on all criminological reading lists, and it would be at home in any African centred studies course.

It offers a generous amount of scholarly inquiry into an area that has paid scant attention to Education: PhD in Criminology. Presented as a monograph, this book can also be read as a collection of essays.

Five of the 13 Counter-Colonial Criminology book have been published previously. Thus the methodological and theoretical position emerges in a discontinuous but entirely consistent way throughout the text. The first four chapters offer a ‘counter‐colonial’ critique of existing by: 1.

Book Reviews Counter-Colonial Criminology: A Critique of Imperialist Reason B. Agozino. London: Pluto () pp. dhb ISBN X dpb ISBN Sometimes one gets away with not supplying a requested review, so I must explain this record-breakingly late comment on Biko Agozino’s complex analysis of criminology asCited by: 1.

This book also reminds one of Wright's Native Son, Dreiser's An American Tragedy, and other well-known American fictions that include trial scenes: Counter-Colonial Criminology can illuminate new readings of these texts.

In this way, Counter-Colonial Criminology is a book scholars in the field must not ignore. Get this from a library. Counter-colonial criminology: a critique of imperialist reason.

[Biko Agozino] -- Focusing upon a specific facet of the history of colonialism, Biko Agozino shows how criminology in the West was originally tested in the colonies and then imported back into the mother countries. Get this from a library. Counter-colonial criminology: a critique of imperialist reason.

[Biko Agozino] -- 'A groundbreaking book [offering] dazzling brilliance in the development of criminological theory.' Ihekwoaba D. Onwudiwe, Associate Professor, University of. Counter-Colonial Criminology - A Critique of Imperialist Reason is made up of 13 chapters. The beginning chapter (chapter One) summarized the European theories of the judicial process and most importantly, how these theories of social control were used experimentally on the colonized before actually it was used on the Europeans.

In this book, I am not arguing that criminologists deliberately tried to serve colonialism with their knowledge; rather, Counter-Colonial Criminology will show the extent to which criminology was. -Stephen Pfohl, Foreword to Counter-Colonial Criminology: A Critique of Imperialist Reason.

The statement above succinctly captures the thrust of the argument of Agozino (). From the title of Agozino’s book, Counter-Colonial Criminology: A Critique of Imperialist Reason, it is evident that Agozino seeks a reformation and overhaul of what. Criminology and Colonialism: Counter Colonial Criminology and the Canadian Context.

By Kitossa, Tamari. Read preview. Article excerpt. Introduction. Biko Agozino opened his book with an adapted epigraph from Kwame Nkrumah. He replaced "finance capital" with "criminology". In part it reads: The signs of the times are a 'general enthusiasm.

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, Author: Chris Cunneen.

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Counter-Colonial Criminology. A Critique of Imperialist Reason. Counter-colonial criminology is a book for every criminologist to read.

It challenges the orthodox criminology to re-examine its tenets of knowledge. The decolonization of imperial criminology is crucial to understanding the true nature of deviance and social control.

This book epitomizes colonial criminology by demystifying. African Journal of Criminology and Justice Studies: AJCJS, Vol.8, Special Issue 1: Indigenous Perspectives and Counter Colonial Criminology November ISSN an evolutionary paradigm with the natives represented as atavistic models of what the European society would have been like in a mythical distant past.

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Green criminology. Advancing critical criminology; theory and application. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Counter-Colonial Criminology: A Critique of Imperialist Reason at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1).Angus Nurse is Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Middlesex University School of Law where he teaches and researches criminology and law and is Programme Leader for the MA Criminology.

Angus has research interests in green criminology, corporate environmental criminality, critical criminal justice, animal and human rights law and anti-social behaviour.Counter-Colonial Criminology: A Critique of Imperialist Reason (review) Article in Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 5(1) January with 70 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Satadru Sen.