Harmful societies

Understanding social harm

By Simon A. Pemberton

Harmful societies
Simon Pemberton is a Birmingham Fellow jointly appointed to the Schools of Law and Social Policy at the University of Birmingham. He has researched and published widely in the areas of corporate and state harm, poverty and inequality, crime, social harm and criminalisation.
Introduction; Defining social harm; Capitalist formations and the production of harm; Harm reduction regimes and the production of physical harm; Harm reduction regimes and the production of autonomy and relational harms; Harm reduction regimes, neoliberalism and the production of harm

"Simon Pemberton’s groundbreaking volume provides a major step forward in understanding the causation and alleviation of widespread harm." Danny Dorling, University of Oxford

“In a sense, criminology has been ‘waiting’ for this original and highly topical book. It is of theoretical, conceptual, methodological and empirical significance, making novel contributions in each respect.” Steve Tombs, The Open University

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Paperback
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156 x 234
Publication Date
23 Mar 2016
Number of Pages
224
ISBN
978-1847427953
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Hardback
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156 x 234
Publication Date
11 Mar 2015
Number of Pages
224
ISBN
978-1847427946
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Kindle
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156 x 234
Publication Date
23 Mar 2016
Number of Pages
224
ISBN
978-1447321255
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156 x 234
Publication Date
23 Mar 2016
Number of Pages
224
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978-1447321248

Content

Introduction; Defining social harm; Capitalist formations and the production of harm; Harm reduction regimes and the production of physical harm; Harm reduction regimes and the production of autonomy and relational harms; Harm reduction regimes, neoliberalism and the production of harm
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