From Critical Criminology to the Criminological Imagination: An Interview with Jock Young

  • Universidad Nacional del Litoral
  • School of Justice, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology


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Published: 2016-09-01
Pages:95 to 110
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Sozzo, M. and Fonseca, D. (2016) “From Critical Criminology to the Criminological Imagination: An Interview with Jock Young”, International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 5(3), pp. 95-110. doi: 10.5204/ijcjsd.v5i3.344.

Author Biography

Máximo Sozzo is Professor of Sociology and Criminology at the Universidad Nacional del Litoral (Santa Fe, Argentina). He is Director of the MA in Criminology, Director of the Program for University Education inside Prisons and Director of the Social Involvement Program "Crime and Society" at the same university. He has been adjunct and associate professor of sociology and criminology at various Argentinean universities during the last ten years. As a visiting professor he has taught graduate courses in criminology at several universities in Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Ecuador and Spain. He has been visiting research fellow at the universities of Bologna, Toronto, Barcelona and FLACSO Ecuador. He has been consultant on issues related to crime and punishment for different national and local governments and international organizations. His research over the last fifteen years has related to different themes in the field of criminology: police violence and accountability, police reform, crime prevention discourses and practices, history of psychiatry and criminal justice, cultural travels of discourses and practices on crime control, history of criminology and metamorphosis of prison and crime control in late modernity. He has published on these themes four books and many book chapters and essays in academic journals.