By Matthew Ball

ISBN-10: 1137453273

ISBN-13: 9781137453273

ISBN-10: 1349686921

ISBN-13: 9781349686926

This booklet bargains serious reflections at the intersections among criminology and queer scholarship, and charts destiny instructions for this field. Since their improvement over twenty-five years in the past, queer scholarship and politics were hotly contested fields, both embraced and pushed aside. Amid demands criminology and felony justice associations to reply extra successfully to the injustices confronted through LGBTIQ humans, criminologists have lately built a Queer Criminology and grew to become to queer scholarship within the process. 
Through a sweeping research of serious criminologies, in addition to concerns as diverse as disgrace and utopian idea, Matthew Ball issues to the various possibilities for criminology to have interaction extra with the extra politically disruptive strands of queer scholarship. His research highlights that criminology and queer thought are 'dangerous bedfellows', and that navigating the stress among them is relevant to confronting the social and felony injustices skilled by means of LGBTIQ groups. This booklet can be of specific curiosity for students of criminology, felony justice, LGBTIQ studies, gender stories and significant theory.

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