Risk society and actuarial criminology: Prospects for a critical discourse
The individual social scientist tends to become involved in those many trends of modern society that make the individual a part of a functionally rational bureaucracy, and to sink into his specialized slot in such a way as not to be explicitly concerned with the structure of post-modern society... the role of reason in human affairs tends to become merely a refinement of techniques for administrative and manipulative uses.
|Journal||Canadian Journal of Criminology|
Rigakos, G. (1999). Risk society and actuarial criminology: Prospects for a critical discourse. Canadian Journal of Criminology, 41(2), 137–150.