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Social Threat and Social Control
Social Threat and Social Control (July 1992)
Allen E. Liska - Editor

This book examines the conflict theory of social control, particularly the threat hypothesis. It asserts that deviance and crime control are responses to social threats such as criminal acts and riots, and to people perceived as threatening such as minorities and the unemployed. The authors use threat hypothesis to organize the diverse literatures on social control, use new data to resolve crucial issues, and integrate current perspectives to deve...(Read More)
 
 
Theoretical Integration in the Study of Deviance and Crime
Theoretical Integration in the Study of Deviance and Crime (July 1989)
Problems and Prospects
Steven F. Messner - Editor
Marvin D. Krohn - Editor
Allen E. Liska - Editor

"This text represents the first bona fide attempt to advance criminological theory." -- Colin Goff, Dept. of Sociology, University of Brunswick

How to best generate theoretical growth in the contemporary study of deviance and crime has been the source of much debate. This book represents a diverse range of viewpoints concerned about theoretical integration and its benefits.

The chapters encompass both discussion of the requisites for ...(Read More)
 
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