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New modes of governance and the commodification of criminological knowledge
journal contributionposted on 2003-03-01, 00:00 authored by Reece WaltersReece Walters
This article explores the influence of new modes of governance on the production of criminological knowledge. In doing so, it examines the rise of discourses on risk and critiques the ways in which academic environments are changing under new managerialist philosophies. The article further explores the increasing ’commodification of criminological knowledge’ and analyses its effect on contemporary criminological scholarship. Finally, this article examines the contours of critical criminological scholarship and advocates for a criminology of resistance.