Crisis, What Crisis? Regulation and the Academic Orthodoxy

@article{Tombs2015CrisisWC,
  title={Crisis, What Crisis? Regulation and the Academic Orthodoxy},
  author={Steve Tombs},
  journal={Law \& Humanities eJournal},
  year={2015}
}
  • S. Tombs
  • Published 1 February 2015
  • Economics
  • Law & Humanities eJournal
What can criminology or socio‐legal studies tell us about the causes of the financial crisis – a failure of regulation, at the very least – or ways in which further such crises might be prevented, mitigated, responded to? The article begins by setting out the emergence and dimensions of the academic orthodoxy on regulation – a series of shared assumptions regarding feasible and desirable forms of regulation. Then it undertakes a quantitative and qualitative content analysis of work on… 

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