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A Criminology of Moral Order

Hans Boutellier


Moral order is disturbed by criminal events. However, in a secularized and networked society a common moral ground is increasingly hard to find. People feel confused about the bigger issues of our time such as crime, anti-social behaviour, Islamist radicalism, sexual harassment and populism. Traditionally, issues around morality have been neglected by criminologists. Through theory, case studies and discussion, this book sheds a new and topical light on these concerns. Using the moral perspective, the book bridges the gap between people's emotional opinions on crime, and criminologists' ration ... More

Keywords: moral order, moral ground, morality, crime, security, anti-social behaviour, Islamist radicalism, sexual harassment, populism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781529203752
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529203752.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hans Boutellier, author
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam