Shakespeare s criminals

Author: Victoria M. Time
Publisher: Praeger Pub Text
ISBN: 0313308705
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Literary Criticism

Challenges criminologists to expand their spheres of inquiry through Shakespeare's use of law and justice themes.

Crime Control and Social Justice

Author: Darnell Felix Hawkins
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313307903
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Social Science

This collection examines the perennial tension between society's need to protect its citizens from crime, while assuring that the crime control and reduction measures that it enacts do not deny basic rights or exacerbate the socioeconomic inequality that gives rise to disparate rates of offending. Focusing largely on developments in criminal justice policies and practices enacted during the last few decades, the essays in this volume explore the delicate balance between governmental crime control efforts and professed goals of promoting social justice and protecting civil liberties.

Crime and Social Control in a Changing China

Author: Jianhong Liu
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 031331652X
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Law

Thirteen contributions from international academics, many of whom were born and grew up in China, discuss recent research in crime and social control in China. They consider some of the reasons for the increase in economic crimes and corruption in recent decades as China's economy has been in transi

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105111050469
Release Date: 2000-01
Genre: American literature


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ISBN: STANFORD:36105115064581
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Civilization, Modern


Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny
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ISBN: UOM:39015058394381
Release Date: 2001
Genre: American literature


Cardenio between Cervantes and Shakespeare

Author: Roger Chartier
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780745683300
Release Date: 2016-03-21
Genre: Literary Criticism

How should we read a text that does not exist, or present a play the manuscript of which is lost and the identity of whose author cannot be established for certain? Such is the enigma posed by Cardenio – a play performed in England for the first time in 1612 or 1613 and attributed forty years later to Shakespeare (and Fletcher). Its plot is that of a ‘novella’ inserted into Don Quixote, a work that circulated throughout the major countries of Europe, where it was translated and adapted for the theatre. In England, Cervantes’ novel was known and cited even before it was translated in 1612 and had inspired Cardenio. But there is more at stake in this enigma. This was a time when, thanks mainly to the invention of the printing press, there was a proliferation of discourses. There was often a reaction when it was feared that this proliferation would become excessive, and many writings were weeded out. Not all were destined to survive, in particular plays for the theatre, which, in many cases, were never published. This genre, situated at the bottom of the literary hierarchy, was well suited to the existence of ephemeral works. However, if an author became famous, the desire for an archive of his works prompted the invention of textual relics, the restoration of remainders ruined by the passing of time or, in order to fill in the gaps, in some cases, even the fabrication of forgeries. Such was the fate of Cardenio in the eighteenth century. Retracing the history of this play therefore leads one to wonder about the status, in the past, of works today judged to be canonical. In this book the reader will rediscover the malleability of texts, transformed as they were by translations and adaptations, their migrations from one genre to another, and their changing meanings constructed by their various publics. Thanks to Roger Chartier’s forensic skills, fresh light is cast upon the mystery of a play lacking a text but not an author.

Adventures in Criminology

Author: Sir Leon Radzinowicz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134639359
Release Date: 2002-03-11
Genre: Social Science

Sir Leon Radzinowicz is one of the key figures in the development of criminology in the twentieth century. This account of the development of criminology intertwines his personal narrative as a criminologist with the progression of criminology itself. His experience gained from a career which has spanned 70 years since the 1920s, offers a profound overview of how the understanding of crime and criminals, of criminal justice systems and penology has changed, and of the tensions and dilemmas these pose for democratic societies.

Shakespearian Comedy

Author: H. B. Charlton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136556210
Release Date: 2013-10-11
Genre: Literary Criticism

First published in 1938. This is a survey of Shakepeare's comedies which illustrates the playwright's increasing grasp on the art and idea of comedy. Themes, characters and plays covered include: Romanticism in Shakespearian comedy; Shakespeare's Jew, Falstaff, The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and The Dark Comedies.

The Invention of International Crime

Author: P. Knepper
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9780230251120
Release Date: 2009-10-29
Genre: History

We live in the age of international crime but when did it begin? This book examines the period when crime became an international issue (1881-1914), exploring issues such as 'world-shrinking' changes in transportation, communication and commerce, and concerns about alien criminality, white slave trading and anarchist outrages.