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Inequality, Crime, And Social Control

1st Edition

By George S Bridges, Martha A Myers

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This book brings together the most recent advances in theory and research on the relationship between social inequality and the control of criminal behavior.

Table of Contents

PART ONE Introduction, 1 Problems and Prospects in the Study of Inequality, Crime, and Social Control, PART TWO Directions for Theory, 2 The Theoretical Bases for Inequality in Formal Social Control, 3 Modelling the Conflict Perspective of Social Control, 4 Rethinking and Unthinking "Social Control," 5 The Police: Symbolic Capital, Class, and Control, PART THREE Dimensions of Inequality, 6 Ethnicity: The Forgotten Dimension of American Social Control, 7 Gender and Punishment Disparity, 8 Gender, Class, Racism, and Criminal Justice: Against Global and Gender-Centric Theories, For Poststructuralist Perspectives, PART FOUR Linkages Among Forms of Social Control, 9 Labor Markets and the Relationships Among Forms of the Criminal Sanction, 10 Gender, Race, and Social Control: Toward an Understanding of Sex Disparities in Imprisonment, 11 Lethal Social Control in the South: Lynchings and Executions Between 1880 and 1930, 12 Double Jeopardy: The Abuse and Punishment of Homeless Youth, PART FIVE Human Agency, 13 Eugenics, Class, and the Professionalization of Social Control, 14 Children in the Therapeutic State: Lessons for the Sociology of Deviance and Social Control, 15 Crime and the Social Control of Blacks: Offender/Victim Race and the Sentencing of Violent Offenders, 16 The Symbolic Punishment of White-Collar Offenders

About the Authors

George S Bridges. Martha A Myers

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General