Richard Quinney

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Richard Quinney (born 1934) is an American sociologist, writer, and photographer known for his philosophical and critical approach to crime and social justice. Quiiney grew up in Delavan, Wisconsin,[1] after earning his PhD in sociology from the University of Wisconsin, he taught at several universities on the East Coast and in the Midwest. He was awarded the Edwin Sutherland Award in 1984 by the American Society of Criminology for his contributions to criminological theory. He is currently professor emeritus of sociology at Northern Illinois University.

Quinney is also the author of several books that combine photography with autobiographical writing. Recently he founded the independent press Borderland Books in Madison, Wisconsin. In addition to Quinney's works, the press publishes books by other notable Wisconsin authors such as Roy Chapman Andrews, Glenway Wescott, and August Derleth.

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Books—memoir, natural history, and photography[edit]

  • Journey to a Far Place, Temple University Press, 1991.
  • For the Time Being, State University Press of New York, 1998.
  • Borderland: A Midwest Journal, University of Wisconsin Press, 2001.
  • Where Yet the Sweet Birds Sing, Borderland Books, 2006.
  • Once Again the Wonder, Borderland Books, 2006.
  • Of Time and Place, Borderland Books, 2006.
  • Tales from the Middle Border, Borderland Books, 2007
  • Things Once Seen, Borderland Books, 2008
  • Field Notes, Borderland Books, 2008
  • A Lifetime Burning, Borderland Books, 2010
  • Once Upon an Island, Borderland Books, 2011
  • A Farm in Wisconsin, Borderland Books, 2012
  • Ox Herding in Wisconsin, Borderland Books, 2013

Books—academic sociology[edit]

  • Criminal Behavior Systems, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1967.
  • The Problem of Crime, Dodd, Mead, 1970.
  • The Social Reality of Crime, Little, Brown, 1974.
  • Critique of Legal Order, Little, Brown, 1974.
  • Criminology, Little, Brown, 1975.
  • Class, State, and Crime, Longman, 1977.
  • Providence, Longman, 1980.
  • Social Existence, Sage, 1982.
  • Criminology as Peacemaking, Indiana University Press, 1991.
  • Erich Fromm and Critical Criminology, University of Illinois Press, 2000.
  • Bearing Witness to Crime and Social Justice, SUNY Press, 2000.
  • Storytelling Sociology, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2004.


Sources[edit]

  • Encyclopædia Britannica. "Richard Quinney." (2008) Encyclopædia Britannica Online. <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/1340924/Richard-Quinney>.
  • Martin, R., Mutchnick, R.J., Austin, W., (1990) Criminological Thought: Pioneers Past and Present. New York: Macmillan, 379–404.
  • Mobley, A.; Pepinsky, H.; Terry, C. (2002). "Exploring the paradox of the (un)reality of Richard Quinney's criminology". Crime & Delinquency. 48 (2): 316–332. doi:10.1177/0011128702048002008.
  • "Richard Quinney on the transformation of self and others: an interview," (2006) Contemporary Justice Review 9: 277–282
  • Schaefer, D. (2008). "A review of Richard Quinney: Post retirement". Crime, Media, Culture. 4 (2): 294–303. doi:10.1177/1741659008097301.
  • Shelden, R. (2002). "Bearing Witness to Richard Quinney". Contemporary Justice Review. 5 (4): 403–405. doi:10.1080/10282580214778.
  • Sullivan, D. (1989). "Richard Quinney: An Interview". The Critical Criminologist. 1: 11–14.
  • Sullivan, D. (2010). "The things a man once saw (and was): An appreciation of Richard Quinney". Contemporary Justice Review. 13: 321–330. doi:10.1080/10282580.2010.498243.
  • Tifft, L. (2002). "Crime and peace: a walk with Richard Quinney". Crime & Delinquency. 48 (2): 243–63. doi:10.1177/0011128702048002004.
  • Trevino, A.J. (1989). "Richard Quinney: a Wisconsin sociologist". Wisconsin Sociologist. 26 (4): 126–34.
  • Wozniak, J.F. (2002). "Toward a theoretical model of peacemaking criminology: an essay in honor of Richard Quinney". Crime & Delinquency. 48 (2): 204–31. doi:10.1177/0011128702048002002.

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