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The Lie of the Land: Suturing the Jural and the Ritual in Fiji, Western Pacific

Allen Abramson

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the partially unobserved, partly mediated dual powers of social control in Fiji. It charts the jural rise of ‘native land tenure’ in early colonial Fiji; details the rich ... More


Conclusions

Benjamin Kelly

in Petitions, Litigation, and Social Control in Roman Egypt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599615
eISBN:
9780191731525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599615.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter concludes the book by providing an overall evaluation of the impact of petitioning and litigation on social control in Roman Egypt. It also discusses the limitations of our evidence, and ... More


Social Control

Erich Goode

in The Taming of New York's Washington Square: A Wild Civility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479878574
eISBN:
9781479872718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878574.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Social control includes all the negative actions taken or the words spoken in reaction to behaviour audiences consider wrongful, which attempt to terminate or reduce the enactment of deviant ... More


The Taming of New York's Washington Square: A Wild Civility

Erich Goode

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479878574
eISBN:
9781479872718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878574.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book addresses the matter of how social audiences, both formal agents of social control (the NYPD and the Park Enforcement Control) and the ordinary, everyday park-goer, react when they ... More


‘No ordinary chaps’: class, gender and the licensing of transgression

Will Jackson

in Madness and marginality: The lives of Kenya's White insane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719088896
eISBN:
9781781705827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088896.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter traces the social history of deviance amongst Europeans in colonial Kenya. In order to contain deviance within manageable bounds, it argues, a practical project of social control was ... More


Social Policy And The New Behaviourism: Towards A More Excluding Society

Malcolm Harrison and Laura Hemingway

in Social policies and social control: New perspectives on the ‘not-so-big society’

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447310747
eISBN:
9781447310778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310747.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores some general issues in the book which looks at the positioning of social control practices in welfare arrangements for disadvantaged households, and identify some of the ... More


Hate crime

Chris Gilligan

in Northern Ireland and the Crisis of Anti-Racism: Rethinking Racism and Sectarianism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719086526
eISBN:
9781526128621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086526.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines ‘race hate crime’ policy as an expression of the decline of the emancipatory dynamic of the anti-racism of the 1960s and 1970s. The author makes the case for treating hate ... More


Thirteen Concluding Thoughts: The Consequences Of A ‘Not-So-Big Society’

Teela Sanders

in Social policies and social control: New perspectives on the ‘not-so-big society’

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447310747
eISBN:
9781447310778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310747.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book has investigated a number of questions that seek to evaluate how far social control and behaviourist ideas are common ground across a range of welfare, education, health and care policy ... More


Money as the measure of man: values and value in the politics of reparation*

Claire Moon

in Values in criminology and community justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter looks at reparations made to victims of atrocities. It looks in particular at the significance and meaning of reparative values and practices, which are often part of the process of ... More


Enslaving Prison Bodies: Labor Division, Prison Rape, and the Internal Prison Economy

Robert T. Chase

in We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653570
eISBN:
9781469653594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653570.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 3 moves from the field to the prison building to reveal how hierarchical prisoner labor arrangements structured an internal prison economy that bought and sold prisoner bodies and services as ... More


The ‘fearsome frowning face of the state’ and ex-prisoners: promoting employment or alienation, anger and perpetual punishment?

Del Roy Fletcher

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Wacquant has argued that a transnational political process, comprising harsh penal and social policies, is underway to exert social control over marginal populations created by economic liberalism ... More


Silencing Those Who Speak Up against Corporate Power: Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation (SLAPPs) in Europe

Judith van Erp and Tess van der Linden

in European White-Collar Crime: Exploring the Nature of European Realities

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212327
eISBN:
9781529212365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212327.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This essay explores the topic of strategic libel and defamation suits by corporate actors against NGOs and journalists in Europe in relation to corporate environmental crime and corruption – issues ... More


Young people, education, families and communities: marginalised hopes and dreams?

Doug Martin

in Social policies and social control: New perspectives on the ‘not-so-big society’

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447310747
eISBN:
9781447310778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310747.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Education has many institutional dimensions, and diverse social control issues can arise in a variety of settings. This chapter concentrates primarily on schooling for children in England, within ... More


The People in the Square

Erich Goode

in The Taming of New York's Washington Square: A Wild Civility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479878574
eISBN:
9781479872718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878574.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter offers an introduction to Washington Square Park as a social space, a place that is meaningful and comprehensible, amenable to sociological analysis. Visitors (“actors”) engage in ... More


Prologue

Billy Coleman

in Harnessing Harmony: Music, Power, and Politics in the United States, 1788-1865

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469658872
eISBN:
9781469658896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658872.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This prologue surveys the key political challenges, debates, and ideologies that animated American political life following the creation of the United States. It also gestures to the emerging ... More


Specializing Justice for Youth and Families: Intervening in Family Violence or Expanding the Carceral Net?

Amy M. Magnus

in The Politicization of Safety: Critical Perspectives on Domestic Violence Responses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479805648
eISBN:
9781479888733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805648.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

‘Specialized justice’ is deeply rooted in a movement toward socializing and humanizing crime and justice in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Structurally and ideologically, this movement influenced ... More


The universal and the particular in Latin American penal state formation

Markus-Michael Müller

in Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Markus Müller analyses the control of the precariat in Latin America, emphasising the role of informal practices alongside state agencies, especially the role of the police in ‘clearing out’ the poor ... More


Camps in a Time of War: Civilian Concentration in Southern Africa, 1900–1901

Aidan Forth

in Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293960
eISBN:
9780520967267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293960.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Guerrilla warfare during the South African (or Anglo-Boer) War presented a new context for the development of British camps. On the one hand, camps were a measure of military counterinsurgency that ... More


Tribes and Modern States: An Alternative Approach

Philip Carl Salzman

in Tribes and States in a Changing Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190264925
eISBN:
9780190638573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264925.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Tribes are based on collective self help. States are based on hierarchical power. Individual self help is found in peasant societies where group formation is constrained by state power. Tribes can be ... More


The Law of Captain Rock

Terence M. Dunne

in Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940650
eISBN:
9781786944986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940650.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the threatening letter as a form of potential brutal social control and a manifestation of alternative law, or ‘legal parallelism', during the Rockite disturbances of the 1820s. ... More


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