Punishment and Social Control


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While crime, law, and punishment are subjects that have everyday meanings not very far from their academic representations, "social control" is one of those terms that appear in the sociological discourse without any corresponding everyday usage. This concept has a rather mixed lineage. "After September 11" has become a slogan that conveys all things to all people but carries some very specific implications on interrogation and civil liberties for the future of punishment and social control. The editors hold that the ...

Punishment and Social Control 1995, Aldine, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780202304977

2nd Revised edition