Dr. Kenneth Smith is Senior Lecturer in Criminology in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, High Wycombe, UK. His most recent publications include an essay on e-democracy (Sociological Review 2004) and “Marx’s Revenge” (Journal of Classical Sociology 2004).
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