Starting a Dialogue: From Radical Criminology to Critical Resistance

An Interview with Tony Platt


  • Zhandarka Kurti University of Tennessee, Knoxville



critical resistance, criminology, Black Lives Matter, Marxism


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How to Cite

Kurti, Z. (2021). Starting a Dialogue: From Radical Criminology to Critical Resistance: An Interview with Tony Platt. Journal of World-Systems Research, 27(1), 136–148.



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