Reading list for the Students of Criminology- Dept of Criminology Oslo University

Date: 2002

Criminology is the study of the different measures that are taken towards these different kinds of acts. Criminology also discusses societal reactions towards these acts, both informal and formal ones”.

Becker, H.: Outsiders. – New York : The Free Press, 1973. Chapter 1 and 2 (pp 1-40). -40 p.

Bittner, Egon: “The functions of police in Modern Society.” In: Carl B. Klockars og Stephen D. Mastrofski: Thinking about Police. Contemporary Readings. – New York: McGraw-Hill, 1991 (2. ed.) pp. 35-51. -16 p.

Christie, Nils: Crime Control as Industry. Towards GULAGS, Western Style. – London/New York: Routledge, 2000. -202 p.

Christie, Nils: Limits to pain. – Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 1981. Chapter 3 and 4 (pp. 20-36). -17 p.

Finstad, Liv: “Sexual Offenders Out of Prison: Principles For a realistic Utopia.” In: International Journal of the Sociology of Law . Vol. 18, 1990, pp. 157-177. -20 p.

Goffman, Erving: Asylums. Essays on the social situation of mental patients and other inmates. – Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1961, pp. 7-88. -81 p.

Hagan, John: “A new sociology of crime and Disrepute.” In: Crime and disrepute. – Thousand Oaks-London-New Dehli: Pine Forge, 1994. Chapter. 3 (pp. 59-99). -40 p.

Hagan, John: “White-collar Crime in a Global Economy.” In: Crime and disrepute. – Thousand Oaks-London-New Dehli: Pine Forge, 1994. Chapter. 4 (pp. 101-137). -37 p.

Høigård, Cecilie and Liv Finstad: Backstreets. Prostitution, Money and Love. – Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1992. Chapter 7 (pp. 173-208). -35 p.

Mathiesen, Thomas: “Other theories of Social defence.” In: Prison on Trial. – London: Sage publications 1990. Chapter 4 (pp. 79-102). -23 p.

Morris, Allison: Women, Crime and Criminal Justice. – Oxford : Basil Blackwell, 1987. Chapter 2 and 3 (pp. 19-78). -59 p.

Kriminalstatistikken/ Crime Statistics. Latest edition -570 pages

SUPPLEMENTARY READING THAT MIGHT BE OF INTEREST:

Christie, Nils: Beyond Loneliness and Institutions. Communes for Extraordinary People.- Oslo: Norwegian University Press, 1989. -115 p.

Christie, Nils: “Conflict as property.” In: The British Journal of Criminology Vol. 17. 1977 -15 p.

Christie, Nils: “The Ideal Victim” In: From Crime Policy to Victim Policy . Reorienting the Justice System. Edited by Ezzat A. Fattah. – London : The Macmillan Press Ltd., 1986. pp. 17-30 -14 p.

Cohen, Stanley: “State Crimes of Previous Regimes: Knowledge, Accountability and the Policing of the Past.” In: Law and Social Inquiry, vol 20, no 1, 1995. s. 7-50. -43 p.

Garland, David: “Sociological Perspectives on Punishment.” – In: M. Tonry (red): Crime and Justice, A Review of Research. – Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. vol 14, 1991, pp. 115-165. -46 p.

Gilmore, Michael: Shot in the Heart. – New York: Doubleday, 1994. -403 p.

Høigård, Cecilie: “The victim as expert: active and captive” In: NORA (Nordic Journal of Women´s Studies ), Vol. 1 – 1/1993, pp. 51-64. -13 p.

Mathiesen, Thomas: Prison on Trial. – London: Sage publications, 1990. -184 p.

Tham, Henrik: “From Treatment to Just Deserts in a Changing Welfare State.” In: Annika Snare (ed): Beware of punishment. Scandinavian Studies in Criminology, vol 14. 1995. Chapter 5 (pp. 89-122) -24 p.

Träskman, Per Ole: “The Dragon’s Egg – Drugs-Related Crime Control.” In: Annika Snare (ed): Beware of punishment. Scandinavian Studies in Criminology, vol 14. 1995. Chapter 7 (pp. 147-172). -25 p.

SOURCE: Dept of Criminology Oslo University


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