A Convict Criminology Perspective on Women Guarding Men

ASU Author/Contributor (non-ASU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Daniel S. Murphy Ph.D., Professor Emeritus (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
Web Site: https://library.appstate.edu/

Abstract: The etics-emics debate, “neutral objectivity” versus “biased subjectivity,” is ongoing within the academy. As academics we are indoctrinated into, and convince ourselves of, the ideology of objectivity. We are subjective human beings who attempt to develop objective standards. This stated, we are subjective by nature yet strive for the arcamedian point of absolute neutrality. The present paper explores the positivenegative aspects of incorporating personal-subjective experience(s) in teaching criminal justice. The reality of subjectivity is explored within the context of the unobtainable pursuit of pure objectivity.

Additional Information

Murphy, Daniel S., Steve Richards, Rick Jones, Chuck Terry.(2007) “A Convict Criminology Perspective on Women Guarding Men,” Justice Policy Journal (JPL). Fall, 2007. vol. 4(2): 1-36. ) (ISSN 1530-3012) Published by the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice. The version of record is available open access at the publisher’s website and can be downloaded at: http://www.cjcj.org/jpj/2007/05/justice/policy/journal/0
Language: English
Date: 2007

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