Disease and Crime: A History of Social Pathologies and the New Politics of Health

1st Edition

Robert Peckham

Published October 16, 2015
Reference - 212 Pages - 9 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138957428 - CAT# Y206855
Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

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This book maps the tensions, overlaps, and contradictions within and between social and biological understandings of disease and crime. It considers how and why disease—and, in particular, infectious disease—has come, reciprocally, to be framed as 'criminal.'


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