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The Handbook of Social Control

Mathieu Deflem, Charles F. Wellford

ISBN: 978-1-119-37234-9 January 2019 Wiley-Blackwell 528 Pages

Description

The Handbook of Social Control offers a comprehensive review of the concepts of social control in today's environment and focuses on the most relevant theories associated with social control. With contributions from noted experts in the field across 32 chapters, the depth and scope of the Handbook reflects the theoretical and methodological diversity that exists within the study of social control. Chapters explore various topics including: theoretical perspectives; institutions and organizations; law enforcement; criminal justice agencies; punishment and incarceration; surveillance; and global developments.

This Handbook explores a variety of issues and themes on social control as being a central theme of criminological reflection. The text clearly demonstrates the rich heritage of the major relevant perspectives of social control and provides an overview of the most important theories and dimensions of social control today.

Written for academics, undergraduate, and graduate students in the fields of criminology, criminal justice, and sociology, The Handbook of Social Control is an indispensable resource that explores a contemporary view of the concept of social control.

Notes on Contributors viii

Introduction: Social Control Today 1
Mathieu Deflem

Part I Theories and Perspectives 7

1 Social Control: History of the Concept 9
James J. Chriss

2 Deviance, Social Control, and Criminalization 23
Robert F. Meier

3 Law as Social Control 36
A. Javier Treviño

4 Social Geometry and Social Control 50
Bradley Campbell and Jason Manning

5 Discipline and Governmentality 63
Steven Hutchinson and Pat O’Malley

Part II Institutions and Organizations 77

6 Social Control in Organizations 79
Calvin Morrill and Brittany Arsiniega

7 Psychiatric Control 93
Bruce A. Arrigo and Heather Y. Bersot

8 Juvenile Justice 107
Shelly S. Schaefer

9 Social Movements and Social Control 121
Sherry Cable

Part III Criminal Justice 137

10 Race and the Criminal Justice System 139
April D. Fernandes and Robert D. Crutchfield

11 Gun Control 153
Gary Kleck

12 Restorative Justice 167
Rachel Rogers and Holly Ventura Miller

13 Crime Prevention 181
Kristie R. Blevins

14 Actuarial Justice 194
Gil Rothschild‐Elyassi, Johann Koehler, and Jonathan Simon

Part IV Law Enforcement and Policing 207

15 History of Policing 209
Massimiliano Mulone

16 Police Technology 221
James J. Willis

17 Policing Terrorism 235
Mathieu Deflem and Stephen Chicoine

18 Police and Radicalization 249
Derek M. D. Silva

19 Police Accountability and Ethics 263
Toycia Collins and Charles F. Klahm IV

Part V Punishment and Prison 277

20 History of the Prison 279
Ashley T. Rubin

21 Prison Culture 293
Laura McKendy and Rose Ricciardelli

22 Mass Incarceration 306
Roy F. Janisch

23 Abolitionism and Decarceration 319
Nicolas Carrier, Justin Piché, and Kevin Walby

24 The Death Penalty 333
Paul Kaplan

Part VI Surveillance 347

25 Technologies of Surveillance 349
Stéphane Leman‐Langlois

26 Surveillance and Public Space 361
Kiyoshi Abe

27 Countersurveillance 374
James P. Walsh

28 Surveillance in Popular Culture 389
Anna S. Rogers

Part VII Globalization 401

29 Border Control as a Technology of Social Control 403
Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen

30 Immigration Policies 416
Samantha Hauptman

31 International Policing and Peacekeeping 428
Michael J. Jenkins and John Casey

32 Human Rights and Social Control 442
Joachim J. Savelsberg and Brooke B. Chambers

Index 456