Book details

Publication date: February 2019
Features: Notes, bibliography, index
Keywords: Law & Society / Postcolonial Studies
Subject(s): LAW / Criminal Procedure, Sociology, Sociology / Criminology, Law & Legal Studies, Law & Society / Postcolonial Studies, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Social Theory, Crime & criminology, Law & Society / Postcolonial Studies, Social theory, Criminology, Law and Society, Social Sciences
Publisher(s): The University of Alberta Press
George Pavlich is Canada Research Chair in Social Theory, Culture, and Law, and Professor of Law and Sociology at the University of Alberta. Matthew P. Unger is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Concordia University.

"We cannot hope to reckon with the inequalities of race, class, and gender that the justice system ramifies without thinking about how the process gets started in the first place. This timely, original, and innovative book will spur ongoing conversations, projects, and work in the field."

Ben Golder, Associate Professor, University of New South Wales

Introduction // George Pavlich & Matthew P. Unger

1 Accusatory Entryways to Criminal Justice // George Pavlich
2 Right to Speech / Accusation, Rhetoric, and Criminal Entryways in BC Colonial Law // Matthew P. Unger
3 “Let Them Learn the Lesson of the Season” / Suspicion, Habit, and Punishment During the Red River Famine (1825–1826) // Aaron Henry
4 Entryways to Criminalization / Cases of HIV Prosecution in Canada // Amy Swiffen & Martin A. French
5 From Science to Slugging / Foucault, Law, and Truth in Prize Fighting // Bryan R. Hogeveen
6 Imprisoned at Large / The Perpetual State of Accusation // Dale A. Ballucci
7 Decriminalizing Settler Colonialism in Canada / Entryways to Genocide Accusation and Erasure // Andrew Woolford
8 “How She Appears” / Demeanour, Cruel Optimism, and the Relationship Between Police and
Victims of Domestic Violence // Marcus A. Sibley, Elise Wohlbold, Dawn Moore & Rashmee Singh


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