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- OUP Oxford
- bibliog., index
- 233 x 156 x 12 mm
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- 500 g
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The Culture of Control charts the dramatic changes in crime control and criminal justice that have occurred in Britain and America over the last 25 years. It explains these transformations by showing how the social organization of late modern society has prompted a series of political and cultural adaptations that alter how governments and citizens think and act in relation to crime. The book presents an original and in-depth analysis of contemporary crime
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control, revealing its underlying logics and rationalities, and identifying the social relations and cultural sensibilities that have produced this new culture of control.
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Robert Reiner, The Times Literary Supplement Garland's book is more than just an important contribution to criminology. It is also a major work of social analysis, which deserves to be read more widely...his account of changes in crime control also provides one of the clearest and most convincing characterizations of contemporary society in general.
David Garland is Professor of Law at New York University
1. A History of the Present; 2. Modern Criminal Justice and the Penal-Welfare State; 3. The 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. The New Culture of Crime Control; 8. Crime Control and Social Order; Bibliography; Index