Disease and Crime

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

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11.43mm | 317g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 9 black & white illustrations, 8 black & white halftones, 1 black & white line drawings
  • 1138957429
  • 9781138957428
  • 2,248,873

About Robert Peckham

Robert Peckham is Co-Director of the Centre for the Humanities and Medicine at the University of Hong Kong, where he teaches in the Department of History.show more

Table of contents

Introduction: Pathologizing Crime, Criminalizing Disease  Robert Peckham  Part I  1. Hong Kongâs Floating World: Disease and Crime at the Edge of Empire  Carol C.L. Tsang  2. Sexual Deviancies, Disease, and Crime in Cesare Lombroso and the "Italian School" of Criminal Anthropology  Chiara Beccalossi  3. Pathological Properties: Scenes of Crime, Sites of Infection  Robert Peckham  4. Morality Plays: Presentations of Criminality and Disease in Nazi Ghettos and Concentration Camps  Michael Berkowitz  Part II  5. The "Bad" and the "Sick": Medicalizing Deviance in China  Børge Bakken  6. Contagious Wilderness: Avian Flu and Suburban Riots in the French Media  Frédéric Keck  7. The Criminalization of Industrial Disease: Epidemiology in a Japanese Asbestos Lawsuit  Paul Jobin  8. Crime Between History and Natural History  Mark Seltzershow more