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Liability Externalities and Mandatory Choices

Robert D. Cooter and Ariel Porat

in Getting Incentives Right: Improving Torts, Contracts, and Restitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151595
eISBN:
9781400850396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151595.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter introduces the general theory of liability externalities and applies it to mandatory choices. “Liability externality” refers to costs and benefits conveyed to others that market prices ... More


The Harms of Work: An Ultra-Realist Account of the Service Economy

Anthony Lloyd

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529204018
eISBN:
9781529204063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204018.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book provides a qualitative account of working conditions within the contemporary service economy. As the largest employer in the modern labour market, investigating its realities demonstrates a ... More


Polygamy Unbound? The Kody Brown Family and the Future of Plural Marriage

Stephen Macedo

in Just Married: Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166483
eISBN:
9781400865857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166483.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the Kody Brown case and the issues it raised regarding polygamy. In 2013, a federal court in Utah struck down that state's criminal prohibition based on considerations ... More


Harmful societies: Understanding social harm

Simon A. Pemberton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847427946
eISBN:
9781447307846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427946.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

While the notion of social harm has long interested critical criminologists it is now being explored as an alternative field of study, which provides more accurate analyses of the vicissitudes of ... More


Reinterpreting social harm

Anthony Lloyd

in The Harms of Work: An Ultra-Realist Account of the Service Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529204018
eISBN:
9781529204063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204018.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter states the case for a social harm perspective. Initially, the chapter outlines the emergence of social harm as an extension of criminological investigation through the suggestion that ... More


Harms associated with illicit drug use

Thomas Babor, Jonathan Caulkins, Griffith Edwards, Benedikt Fischer, David Foxcroft, Keith Humphreys, Isidore Obot, Jürgen Rehm, Peter Reuter, Robin Room, Ingeborg Rossow, and John Strang

in Drug Policy and the Public Good

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199557127
eISBN:
9780191721373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557127.003.004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

For many policymakers, researchers, and ordinary citizens, drug use per se is less of a concern than the problems that accompany it: chronic health problems, infectious disease transmission, property ... More


Defining social harm

Simon Pemberton

in Harmful societies: Understanding social harm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847427946
eISBN:
9781447307846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427946.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter seeks to provide a working definition of social harm. It begins by outlining the use of social harm in the existing literature. It attempts to impose order on a disparate literature in ... More


Introduction

Simon Pemberton

in Harmful societies: Understanding social harm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847427946
eISBN:
9781447307846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427946.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

To what extent can contemporary social science capture the full range of harms that our societies produce? The chapter argues that the drive to increasing academic specialisation and the turn to ... More


Climate change and criminology

Rob White

in Climate Change Criminology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203950
eISBN:
9781529204001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203950.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the concept of Climate Change Criminology. Climate Change Criminology rests upon the four pillars of crime and harm; global connectedness and ... More


Introduction

Rob White

in Environmental harm: An eco-justice perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300403
eISBN:
9781447307853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300403.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter observes that whereas social harm is generally defined in terms of human needs, rights and being, the subject matter of the present work is concerned with the nonhuman as ... More


Conclusions

Sam Scott

in Labour Exploitation and Work-Based Harm

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447322030
eISBN:
9781447322054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322030.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter draws together the main conclusions from the preceding eight chapters of the book. In the process, it identifies four issues with the dominant legal perspective around problems at/with ... More


Poverty and social harm: challenging discourses of risk, resilience and choice

Simon Pemberton, Christina Pantazis, and Paddy Hillyard

in Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334224
eISBN:
9781447334309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the injurious nature of poverty as a condition and a generative context which determines the experience of related injury. Drawing on the social harm approach we seek to ... More


Labour Exploitation and Work-Based Harm

Sam Scott

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447322030
eISBN:
9781447322054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322030.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This is a book about labour exploitation. Labour exploitation tends to emerge when workers are subject to excessive and oppressive forms of control; controls that are rooted within workplaces and ... More


Contemporary social evils

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424099
eISBN:
9781447301981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424099.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Which underlying problems pose the greatest threat to British society in the twenty-first century? A hundred years after its philanthropist founder identified poverty, alcohol, drugs and gambling ... More


Reclaiming the future: alternative visions

Val Gillies, Rosalind Edwards, and Nicola Horsley

in Challenging the Politics of Early Intervention: Who's 'saving' Children and Why

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447324096
eISBN:
9781447324119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324096.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses how the misrepresentation and misinterpretation of neuroscience conceal the deeply political and moral nature of decisions about what is best for children. The current early ... More


Exogenous controls

Sam Scott

in Labour Exploitation and Work-Based Harm

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447322030
eISBN:
9781447322054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322030.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

When considering the link between work and social harm it would be naïve to restrict analysis to the workplace and to the direct and indirect controls within it. ‘Good’ and ‘better’ workers are ... More


Fighting ‘the enemy within’: internal state terrorism, Argentina’s ‘Dirty War’ (1976-83) and the UK miners’ strike (1984-85)

Mark Monaghan and Simon Prideaux

in State crime and immorality: The corrupting influence of the powerful

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447316749
eISBN:
9781447316770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316749.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter 8 looks at Argentina’s ‘dirty war’ which commenced in 1976 and the UK miners’ strike (1984 to 1985). Initially, the chapter shows how Argentina’s ‘dirty war’ represented a severe, relatively ... More


Conclusion: the role, nature and control of state crime

Mark Monaghan and Simon Prideaux

in State crime and immorality: The corrupting influence of the powerful

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447316749
eISBN:
9781447316770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316749.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This final chapter pulls all of the varying strands together. The chapter acknowledges the gaps in criminological understanding of State crime but calls for a more holistic approach to be taken: an ... More


Beyond the borders: state terrorism from without and against the ‘other’

Mark Monaghan and Simon Prideaux

in State crime and immorality: The corrupting influence of the powerful

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447316749
eISBN:
9781447316770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316749.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter introduces the invasion of Iraq by a ‘coalition of the willing’ (the US, the UK and Australia) on the 20th of March, 2003. The significance of this example is threefold. First, it ... More


Introduction

Mark Monaghan and Simon Prideaux

in State crime and immorality: The corrupting influence of the powerful

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447316749
eISBN:
9781447316770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316749.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter introduces the book by raising problems that surround researching the ‘dark figure of crime’. Garland’s ‘crime complex’ is introduced whilst the lack of a general focus upon ... More


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