Social Control: Views from the Social Sciences

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Jack P. Gibbs
SAGE Publications, Jul 1, 1982 - Social Science - 288 pages
This stimulating collection of original essays offers the reader a number of scientifically-based projections about the future regulation of crime and behaviour. As a state-of-the-art guide to interdisciplinary perspectives on social and bahavioural control, this innovative work will be welcomed by researchers, teachers and students in criminology, sociology, psychology, and the other social sciences.

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The Notion of Control in Sociological Theory
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About the author (1982)

Jack P. Gibbs attempted to overcome his birth in Brownwood, Texas, by earning a Ph.D. (University of Oregon) in sociology. His university positions include Texas (Austin), Washington State, Arizona, and Vanderbilt (retiring as Centennial Professor Emeritus). This book is his third on social control.

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