Author: Aušra Gavėnaitė
Topic category: Criminology
The article represents general overview of critical criminology. It briefly shows in what academic context it has emerged in the United States, Great Britain and continental Europe. The main focus is on critical criminological discourse of 6th –7th decades in the XXth century in continental Europe. The article overviews the main ideas of critical criminology: deconstruction and abolitionism, by representing works of the three eminent Dutch criminologists: W.Bonger, H.Bianchi and L.Hulsman.