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    Towards a Pedagogy of Public Criminology


    Hamilton, Claire (2013) Towards a Pedagogy of Public Criminology. Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences, 5 (2). pp. 20-31. ISSN 1756-848X

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    Abstract

    In light of recent debates on ‘public criminology’, this article chooses to focus on teaching as a way of reaching more publics. The various characteristics of a more public and engaged discipline are discussed and applied specifically to the teaching of criminology, including the relative merits and demerits of reorienting teaching in this way. Following on from this discussion, the article outlines some practical ways in which this vision can be realised. Given the many affinities between the Burawoyan concept of public ‘-ologies’ and the scholarship of learning and teaching, an argument is advanced for teaching as one of the first steps towards the practice of a more public criminology.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: The definitive version of this article is available at DOI:10.11120/elss.2013.00010
    Keywords: public criminology; pedagogy; practice implications;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Law
    Item ID: 5998
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.11120/elss.2013.00010
    Depositing User: Claire Hamilton
    Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2015 14:34
    Journal or Publication Title: Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences
    Publisher: Higher Education Academy
    Refereed: Yes
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