On the other hand, the structural ties between radical criminologies
and grassroots movements for social justice (including, but not limited to, the fields of policing, incarceration, and state repression) explain the long-standing skepticism of radical scholar-activists toward reform agendas initiated by power elites.
In fact, the only chance for critical criminologies to regain a common ground lies in the analysis of the postmodern condition, in the deconstruction of extreme deconstructionism, and in the reconstruction of badly needed utopian, or "antisystemic" visions.
I prefer to speak in terms of critical criminologies.
The Great Divide is surely not the only rupture to be found among the critical criminologies.
The goal of this article is to seek a possible common ground for critical criminologies.