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Deflem, Mathieu

The Handbook of Social Control

Deflem, Mathieu - The Handbook of Social Control, ebook

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The Handbook of Social Control offers a comprehensive review of the concepts of social control in today's environment and focuses on the most relevant theories associated with social control. With contributions from noted experts in the field across 32 chapters, the depth and scope of the Handbook reflects the theoretical and methodological diversity that exists within the study of social control. Chapters explore various topics including: theoretical perspectives; institutions and organizations; law enforcement; criminal justice agencies; punishment and incarceration; surveillance; and global developments.

This Handbook explores a variety of issues and themes on social control as being a central theme of criminological reflection. The text clearly demonstrates the rich heritage of the major relevant perspectives of social control and provides an overview of the most important theories and dimensions of social control today.

Written for academics, undergraduate, and graduate students in the fields of criminology, criminal justice, and sociology, The Handbook of Social Control is an indispensable resource that explores a contemporary view of the concept of social control.

Keywords: Sociology of Law, Philosophy of Social Science, Sociology of Law, Philosophy of Social Science

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Editor
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2019
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley Handbooks in Criminology and Criminal Justice
Page amount
488 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119372349
Printed ISBN
9781119372356

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