Posted in A2 Sociology: Crime and Deviance

Desistance and Reentry: An activity for the LCD classroom

A scene from “The Road from Crime” In our volume Crime and the Punished, we featured our interview with sociologist-filmmakers Shadd Maruna and Fergus McNeill. This activity builds from their film: How and why people stop committing crime is an important question. “Discovering Desistance,” by Sarah Lageson and Sarah Shannon describes how two social scientists “co-created”…