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Religion, faith and crime: theories, identities and issues

Contributor(s): Sadique, Kim [Editor] | Stanislas, Perry [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: UK Palgrave Macmillan 2016Description: xix, 385 p.ISBN: 9781137456205.Subject(s): Punishment | Religion and sociology | Social sciences | International criminal lawDDC classification: 209.02436399999999 Online resources: E-Book Summary: This unique collection brings together international contributors from a range of disciplines to explore crime and responses to crime through a religious/faith-based lens. At a time when religion is under the media spotlight in terms of religiously-motivated hate crime, terrorism and child abuse this book provides an important platform for academic debate. It examines these and other key issues including: faith as a coping strategy, religion as a motivating factor and the role of religion and morality in shaping criminal justice responses. This collection clearly places religion/faith at the heart of criminological enquiry and illustrates its relevance in addressing wider social issues and would be of benefit to students and academics researching or studying in these areas. It will also be of interest to community and criminal justice practitioners and those with an interest in community engagement and multi-faith work. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/iimahd/detail.action?docID=4720094
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Table of Contents:


1: Introduction: Religion, Faith and Crime in Context
Part I: Historical and Theoretical Context
Part II: Identities and Issues

This unique collection brings together international contributors from a range of disciplines to explore crime and responses to crime through a religious/faith-based lens. At a time when religion is under the media spotlight in terms of religiously-motivated hate crime, terrorism and child abuse this book provides an important platform for academic debate. It examines these and other key issues including: faith as a coping strategy, religion as a motivating factor and the role of religion and morality in shaping criminal justice responses. This collection clearly places religion/faith at the heart of criminological enquiry and illustrates its relevance in addressing wider social issues and would be of benefit to students and academics researching or studying in these areas. It will also be of interest to community and criminal justice practitioners and those with an interest in community engagement and multi-faith work.



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