Starting a Dialogue: From Radical Criminology to Critical Resistance

An Interview with Tony Platt

  • Zhandarka Kurti University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Keywords: critical resistance, criminology, Black Lives Matter, Marxism

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Published
2021-03-21
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. https://doi.org/10.5195/jwsr.2021.1051
Section
Capitalist World-Economy in Crisis: Policing, Pacification, and Legitimacy