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11. Theories of control

11. Theories of control  

Stephen Jones

in Criminology (6th edn)

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Apr 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191822216
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198768968.003.0011
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chapter
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9780198768968
This chapter discusses the significance of control in the operation of society, which has been recognised by philosophers and writers for many centuries. Control is an aspect of most ... More
7. Symbolic Interactionism

7. Symbolic Interactionism  

David Downes, Paul Rock, and Eugene McLaughlin

in Understanding Deviance: A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking (7th edn)

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Mar 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191809569
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198747345.003.0007
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This chapter explores the contribution of symbolic interactionism to the sociology of deviance in the 1960s and early 1970s. It first traces the origins of symbolic interactionism, citing ... More
Mental Health Law: Policy and Practice

Mental Health Law: Policy and Practice (4th edn)  

Peter Bartlett and Ralph Sandland

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2013
Published Online: 
Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191784071
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199661503.001.0001
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book
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9780199661503
Written by two of the country's leading specialists in mental health law, Mental Health Law: Policy and Practice, fourth edition, provides a detailed overview of the law and the ... More
1. Theoretical Contexts:The Changing Nature and Scope of the Sociology of Crime and Deviance

1. Theoretical Contexts:: The Changing Nature and Scope of the Sociology of Crime and Deviance  

David Downes, Paul Rock, and Eugene McLaughlin

in Understanding Deviance: A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking (7th edn)

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Mar 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191809569
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198747345.003.0001
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9780198747345
This book explores the sociology of crime and deviance as an incoherent discipline with relatively independent versions. It considers the diverse theories and perspectives on crime and ... More
3. The Chicago School

3. The Chicago School  

David Downes, Paul Rock, and Eugene McLaughlin

in Understanding Deviance: A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking (7th edn)

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Mar 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191809569
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198747345.003.0003
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9780198747345
This chapter focuses on the University of Chicago’s sociology department and the work done by its sociologists on crime and deviance during the 1920s and 1930s. The chapter first provides a ... More
4. Functionalism:The Durkheimian Legacy

4. Functionalism:: The Durkheimian Legacy  

David Downes, Paul Rock, and Eugene McLaughlin

in Understanding Deviance: A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking (7th edn)

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Mar 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191809569
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198747345.003.0004
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9780198747345
This chapter explores the functionalist approach to crime, deviance, and control as well as the criticisms heaped against it. It first considers the central tenets of functionalism, its ... More
Understanding DevianceA Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking

Understanding Deviance: A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking (7th edn)  

David Downes, Paul Rock, and Eugene McLaughlin

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2016
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191809569
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198747345.001.0001
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book
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9780198747345
Understanding Deviance provides a comprehensive guide to the current state of criminological theory. It outlines the principal theories of crime, deviance, and rule-breaking, ... More
5. Anomie and Strain Theory

5. Anomie and Strain Theory  

David Downes, Paul Rock, and Eugene McLaughlin

in Understanding Deviance: A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking (7th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191809569
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198747345.003.0005
Item type: 
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ISBN: 
9780198747345
This chapter examines the role of anomie theory in the sociology of crime and deviance. It begins by discussing Émile Durkheim’s theory of anomie before turning to Robert Merton’s ... More
3. What is crime?

3. What is crime?  

Steve Case, Phil Johnson, David Manlow, Roger Smith, and Kate Williams

in Criminology

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191841361
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198736752.003.0003
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9780198736752
This chapter explains what crime is and what sorts of activities are criminalised and why. It begins by considering how society decides exactly which activities should be classed as crimes ... More
15. Critical criminology—part 1Challenging the ‘usual suspects’

15. Critical criminology—part 1: Challenging the ‘usual suspects’  

Steve Case, Phil Johnson, David Manlow, Roger Smith, and Kate Williams

in Criminology

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191841361
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198736752.003.0015
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9780198736752
This chapter examines a range of criminological perspectives which are collectively known as critical criminology, with particular emphasis on labelling perspectives, Marxist inspired ... More
Criminology

Criminology (6th edn)  

Stephen Jones

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Apr 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191822216
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198768968.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198768968
This expanded sixth edition of Criminology provides the reader with a clearly expressed and concise analysis of the main sociological and psychological theories of crime and deviance. It is ... More
12. Anomie, strain and juvenile subculture

12. Anomie, strain and juvenile subculture  

Katherine S. Williams

in Textbook on Criminology (7th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2012
Published Online: 
Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191783753
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199592708.003.0012
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chapter
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9780199592708
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provides an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter examines juvenile criminality and peer groups. ... More
10. Radical Criminology

10. Radical Criminology  

David Downes, Paul Rock, and Eugene McLaughlin

in Understanding Deviance: A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking (7th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2016
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191809569
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198747345.003.0010
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198747345
This chapter focuses on radical criminology as opposed to criminology, with emphasis on the attempts of its proponents to break with the perceived limitations of the sociology of deviance. ... More

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