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Banished: The New Social Control In Urban America

Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195395174
eISBN:
9780199943319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

With urban poverty rising and affordable housing disappearing, the homeless and other “disorderly” people continue to occupy public space in many American cities. Concerned about the alleged ill ... More


Banishment’s Reemergence

Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert

in Banished: The New Social Control In Urban America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195395174
eISBN:
9780199943319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter tries to explain why banishment reemerged as a leading social control strategy. It lists several developments that contributed to its rise, such as the increase in the homeless ... More


Denying Access to Public Housing

Keesha M. Middlemass

in Convicted and Condemned: The Politics and Policies of Prisoner Reentry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780814724392
eISBN:
9780814760185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724392.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter reviews national housing policies, their evolution in relationship to “tough-on-crime” politics, such as “One Strike, You’re Out,” and the importance of housing for prisoner reentry ... More


Drift Contexts

Jeff Ferrell

in Drift: Illicit Mobility and Uncertain Knowledge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295544
eISBN:
9780520968271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295544.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter develops a sociology of drift from the classic works of Robert Park, Georg Simmel, David Matza, Gresham Sykes, and others. It reconsiders Sykes and Matza’s “techniques of neutralization” ... More


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