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Title: Criminology in Greece Today
Edition in Honour of: Stergios Alexiadis
Editing: Stratos Georgoulas
Publicated: ΚΨΜ

Athens, 2007

European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control. Conference 2010:  ‘The Politics of Criminology’


The Department of Sociology and the Laboratory of Sociology of Youth, Leisure and Sports is pleased to announce that the 38th Annual Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control will take place at the University of the Aegean on the 1st September 2010 to the 5th September 2010.
This conference will explore the theme of ‘The Politics of Criminology’.  The theme is divided into 12 streams:

  • Critical histories of criminology
  • Theorizing power, authority and legitimacy
  • Knowledge, ideology and hegemony
  • The nation-state in a global context
  • ‘Crimes of the powerful’; ‘Crimes of the powerless’
  • The politics of imprisonment and detention
  • Class, poverty and marginalization
  • Gender, power and feminist critiques
  • Neo-colonialism, migration and borders
  • Criminalizing children and young people
  • Reflections on ‘harm’
  • Challenging the state and the politics of resistance


The conference will also celebrate the life, work and memory of Karen Leander 1949-2009. Papers are invited particularly on Gender and violence.


Abstracts to be submitted by 30  June 2010,  to Ass. Professor Dr. Stratos Georgoulas.