CONFLICT CRIMINOLOGY’S CONTRIBUTIONS
Fields of “Social Problems” and “Critical Constructionism”.
The way social problems are constructed and presented to the
public reflects the interests of the elite classes
Who gets to define problem behavior, and in whose interests?
Broadened/extended labeling theory
Extensive critique of positivism and mainstream criminology
Contributed to development of “critical criminology”, or “the new
criminology” THE NEW CRIMINOLOGY
The New Criminology (1973); Ian Taylor,