Justice in the Risk Society: Challenging and Re-affirming Justice in Late Modernity

Justice in the Risk Society: Challenging and Re-affirming Justice in Late Modernity

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`The book is a unique combination of criminology, politics and philosophy which can be recommended' - Network, Newsletter of the British Sociological Association `Hudson's Justice in the Risk Society is stunning in the depth and breadth of its scholarship. In examining the challenges the risk society presents for established conceptions of justice she compels a profound rethinking of what justice does, and can, mean. Her analysis will frame and inspire future debate' - Clifford Shearing, Professor, Law Program, Research School of Social Science, Australian National University `Remarkably comprehensive, ambitious in its scope and morally compelling. Barbara Hudson draws skilfully from a wide range of frameworks… She asks fundamental questions about the nature of justice and argues for a radical rethink of liberalism. She explores complex ...

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