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Crimes of the powerful
Crimes of the powerful

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • outline the importance of the concept of power in understanding criminological research agendas

  • define various categories of ‘crimes of the powerful’

  • describe how researching the powerful can reshape the boundaries and goals of critical criminology

  • provide examples of the barriers that make it difficult to research crimes of the powerful.