Inequality, Crime, and Social Control: Conference : Papers

Inequality, Crime, and Social Control: Conference : Papers

By: George S. Bridges (author), Martha A. Myers (editor)Paperback

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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.

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Introduction - problems and prospects in the study of inequality, crime, and social control, George S. Bridges and Martha A. Myers. Part 1 Directions for theory: the theoretical bases for inequality in formal social control, Charles R. Tittle; modelling the conflict perspective of social control, Allen E. Liska; rethinking and unthinking "social control", Anthony M. Platt; the police - symbolic capital, class and control, Peter K. Manning. Part 2 Dimensions of inequality: ethnicity - the forgotten dimension of American social control, Darnell F. Hawkings; gender and punishment disparity, Kathleen Daly; gender, class, racism and criminal justice - against global and gender-centric theories for poststructuralist perspectives, Pat Carlen. Part 3 Linkages among forms of social control: labour markets and the relationships among forms of the criminal sanction, James Inverarity; gender, race and social control - toward an understanding of sex differences in imprisonment, G.S. Bridges and Gina Beretta; lethal social control in the South - lynchings and executions between 1880 and 1930, Stewart E. Tolnay and E.M. Beck; double jeopardy - the abuse and punishment of homeless youth, John Hagan and Bill McCarthy. Part 4 Human agency: eugenics, class, and professionalization of social control, Nicole Hahn Rafter; children in the therapeutic state - lessons for the sociology of deviance and social control, John R. Sutton; crime and the social control of Blacks - offender/victim race and the sentencing of violent offenders, Cassia Cpehn and Celesta A. Albonetti.

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/03/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780813320052
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 330
  • ID: 9780813320052
  • weight: 465
  • ISBN10: 0813320054

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