Inequality, Crime, And Social Control

1st Edition

George S Bridges, Martha A Myers

Published April 19, 1994
Textbook - 344 Pages
ISBN 9780813320052 - CAT# K372880

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Table of Contents

Crime & Society -- Preface -- Introduction -- Problems and Prospects in the Study of Inequality, Crime, and Social Control -- Directions for Theory -- The Theoretical Bases for Inequality in Formal Social Control -- Modeling the Conflict Perspective of Social Control -- Rethinking and Unthinking “Social Control” -- The Police: Symbolic Capital, Class, and Control -- Dimensions of Inequality -- Ethnicity: The Forgotten Dimension of American Social Control -- Gender and Punishment Disparity -- Gender, Class, Racism, and Criminal Justice: Against Global and Gender-Centric Theories, For Poststructuralist Perspectives -- Linkages Among Forms of Social Control -- Labor Markets and the Relationships Among Forms of the Criminal Sanction -- Gender, Race, and Social Control: Toward an Understanding of Sex Disparities in Imprisonment -- Lethal Social Control in the South: Lynchings and Executions Between 1880 and 1930 -- Double Jeopardy: The Abuse and Punishment of Homeless Youth -- Human Agency -- Eugenics, Class, and the Professionalization of Social Control -- Children in the Therapeutic State: Lessons for the Sociology of Deviance and Social Control -- Crime and the Social Control of Blacks: Offender/Victim Race and the Sentencing of Violent Offenders -- The Symbolic Punishment of White-Collar Offenders -- About the Book -- About the Editors and Contributors


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