Social Control: An Introduction

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What is social control? How do social controls become part of everyday life? What role does the criminal justice system play in exerting control? Is the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness a form of social control? Do we need more social controls to prevent terrorist atrocities? In this clear and engaging new book, James J. Chriss carefully guides readers through the debates about social control. The book provides a comprehensive guide to historical debates and more recent controversies, examining in detail the ...

Social Control: An Introduction 2007, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780745638584

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Social Control: An Introduction 2007, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

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