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The culture of control : crime and social order in contemporary society

Author: David Garland
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work charts the changes in crime control & criminal justice that have occurred in Britain & America over the last 25 years. It then explains these transformations by showing how social organisation has prompted political and cultural adaptations.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Garland
ISBN: 0198299370 9780198299370 9780199258024 0199258023
OCLC Number: 59519583
Description: xiii, 307 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. History of the Present --
2. Modern Criminal Justice and the Penal-Welfare State --
3. Crisis of Penal Modernism --
4. Social Change and Social Order in Late Modernity --
5. Policy Predicament: Adaptation, Denial, and Acting Out --
6. Crime Complex: The Culture of High Crime Societies --
7. New Culture of Crime Control --
8. Crime Control and Social Order.
Responsibility: David Garland.

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