Essays about: "narrative criminology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words narrative criminology.

  1. 1. From ‘Nordic Exceptionalism’ to ‘Swedish Expansionism’

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : John Lowe; [2021]
    Keywords : narrative criminology; Nordic exceptionalism; punishment; prisons; policing; political narratives; gangs; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The recent growth of the Swedish prison population and police force suggests a stark reversal from the small, rehabilitation oriented criminal justice system described in the “Nordic penal exceptionalism thesis.” This paper is based on a narrative analysis of documents published by the Government Offices of Sweden in the collection titled “A Safer Sweden” from 2013 to 2021. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making the world a better place, violently. A study of the narratives of Djurfront

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Hannah Carnefjord; [2021]
    Keywords : Djurfront; Animal rights; Animal Rights Activism; Narratives; Cultural Criminology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In this thesis I investigate the narratives through which Djurfront makes sense of and justify animal rights, actions, demonstrations as well as the use of violence. But also how these narratives within Djurfront are formed and maintained. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gang entry and exit - A study of previous gang members in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Alexandra Westerlund; [2021]
    Keywords : defector; experience; gang; narrative criminology; street culture; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Serious violence that is connected to gangs has escalated drastically in Sweden in the past years. I argue that understanding the values and attractions of joining a criminal gang are crucial in order to prevent further recruitment. In order to successfully reintegrate previous gang members, increased knowledge of the exit-process is needed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Acting through anecdotes: Stories of drug use as coping in view of narrative criminology

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa och samhälle (HS)

    Author : Johanna Myrvang Løvås; [2020]
    Keywords : coping; drugs; strategies; narratives; narrative criminology;

    Abstract : The framework of narrative criminology promotes the perspective that narratives,in addition to shedding light on past conduct and experience, have the ability toserve as actions themselves, but also to influence behavior (Presser, 2009). In thisstudy, I applied the theoretical and analytical framework of narrative criminologyto identify and examine notable characteristics in stories, or narratives, of illicitdrug use as a coping strategy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Literature Review of Mass Shooters' Motivations. Intersectional Perspective

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa och samhälle (HS)

    Author : Zaharina Evstatieva; [2019]
    Keywords : Criminology;

    Abstract : The crimes of mass shooting have occurred with more frequency and regularity over the last ten years. The literature has included many new studies using intersectional analysis that promise a new approach to analysing the motivations of mass shooters. READ MORE