Social Control In Canada

Social Control In Canada

by Bernard Schissel
     
 

This book focuses primarily on social control—society's tendency to identify and control the behavior of certain types of citizens— framed within a social constructionist perspective based on several assumptions. The text focuses on five social categories —law, health, sexuality, race, and education—in which it discusses how definitions of

Overview

This book focuses primarily on social control—society's tendency to identify and control the behavior of certain types of citizens— framed within a social constructionist perspective based on several assumptions. The text focuses on five social categories —law, health, sexuality, race, and education—in which it discusses how definitions of unconventionality are formed and how they influence the control of certain categories of people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195409192
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
10/24/1996
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.87(d)

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University of Saskatchewan

University of Guelph

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