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Quinney, Richard

Works: 59 works in 335 publications in 4 languages and 13,474 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Pictorial works  Personal narratives‡vNorwegian  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler, Contributor
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Bearing witness to crime and social justice by Richard Quinney( )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 2,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Featuring both scholarly and autobiographical writings, Bearing Witness to Crime and Social Justice follows Richard Quinney's development as a criminologist. Quinney's criminology is a critical criminology which he describes as a journey of witnessing to crime and social justice. Quinney's travels from the 1960s through the 1990s show a progression of ways of thinking and acting: from the social constructionist perspective to phenomenology, from phenomenology to Marxist and critical philosophy, from Marxist and critical philosophy to liberation theology, from liberation theology to Buddhism and existentialism. Along this journey, Quinney adopts a more ethnographic and personal mode of thinking and being. Each new stage of development incorporates what has preceded it; each change has been motivated by the need to understand crime and social justice in another or more complex way, in a way excluded from a former understanding. Each stage has also incorporated changes that were taking place in Quinney's personal life. Ultimately, there is no separation between life and theory, between witnessing and writing."--Jacket
Criminal behavior systems, a typology by Marshall B Clinard( Book )

41 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion accompanied by relevant readings
The social reality of crime by Richard Quinney( Book )

32 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Richard Quinney's The Social Reality of Crime remains an eloquent and important statement on crime, law, and justice. At the time of its appearance in 1970, Quinney's theory not only liberated the field from a recitation of the practices of the police, courts, and corrections, it also represented a marked departure from traditional analysis which viewed criminal behavior as pathological. Quinney not only advanced criminological thought, he inspired scores of students of crime and criminal justice to reorient their perceptions of the justice system.The Social Reality of Crime swept the criminological community and motivated an entire generation of researchers to question definitions of crime and labels of criminality. The book's popularity quickly turned Quinney into a criminologist with an international reputation. Excerpts from the book's first chapter, which is devoted to the theory of the social reality of crime, are now routinely reprinted in anthologies on criminology and deviant behavior. The theory itself is discussed in most criminology textbooks.This new edition of The Social Reality of Crime will renew inspiration for Quinney's unique critical-social constructionist perspective that has been so significant to the development of theoretical work in the fields of criminology, social problems, and the sociology of law."--Provided by publisher
Class, state, and crime : on the theory and practice of criminal justice by Richard Quinney( Book )

28 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critique of legal order; crime control in capitalist society by Richard Quinney( Book )

26 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime and justice in society by Richard Quinney( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criminology : analysis and critique of crime in America by Richard Quinney( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social existence : metaphysics, Marxism, and the social sciences by Richard Quinney( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criminal justice in America; a critical understanding by Richard Quinney( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of suicide, including the causes of suicidal behavior, the recognition of and response to its symptoms, and methods of prevention
The problem of crime by Richard Quinney( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 1988 in English and Chinese and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An introduction to the study of crime, consisting of a discussion of the meaning of crime, the development of the field of criminology, theoretical and methodological issues in the study of crime, the crime problem in America, and the future of crime. The author believes that our response to crime reflects the goals and ideals of our societies. Important issues of ethics and politics are evident in our attempts to control individual conduct by criminal law. Conformity to the law on the one hand and violation of it on the other illustrate, often dramatically, the difficulty of living with one another in our societies"--Unedited summary from book cover
Criminology as peacemaking( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Criminology has traditionally been a military science, a science of war. "The criminal element" is the enemy. Repression and restraint are the primary tools of criminal justice, and criminologists study how to make those tools effective in the "war on crime." We are beginning to realize that this is a war against ourselves and one that we are losing. Our inability to make peace with crime and criminals is reflected in the paucity of our daily personal relations, where we live by domination and discipline, where forgiveness and mercy are seen as naive surrender to victimization. The essays in this volume propose peacemaking as an effective alternative to the "war" on crime. They range from studies of the intellectual roots of the peacemaking tradition to concrete examples of peacemaking in the community, with special attention to feminist peacemmaking traditions and women's experience."--Back cover
Marxism and law( Book )

10 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Providence, the reconstruction of social and moral order by Richard Quinney( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erich Fromm and critical criminology : beyond the punitive society( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The problem of crime : a critical introduction to criminology by Richard Quinney( Book )

14 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storytelling sociology : narrative as social inquiry( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is about the narrative turn in sociology, an approach that views lived experience as constructed, at least in part, by the stories that people tell about it. It is organized around: family and place, the body, education and work, and the passage of time that tell a story about a life course and touch on enduring sociological topics
Capitalist society : readings for a critical sociology( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The problem of crime : a peace and social justice perspective by Richard Quinney( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And then came the liberators by Albert Jaern( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of my walks by August Derleth( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Quinney, Earl Richard

Quinney, Earl Richard 1934-

Richard Quinney American sociologist

Richard Quinney Amerikaans fotograaf

English (294)

Spanish (4)

Chinese (3)

French (1)

Criminal behavior systems, a typologyThe social reality of crimeCritique of legal order; crime control in capitalist societyCriminology as peacemakingErich Fromm and critical criminology : beyond the punitive societyStorytelling sociology : narrative as social inquiryAnd then came the liberatorsIn the course of my walks