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Ethnographies of Law and Social Control, Volume 6 (Sociology by Stacy Lee Burns

By Stacy Lee Burns

This quantity brings jointly distinctive students and state of the art specialists within the fields of ethnography, legislation, and social keep an eye on to offer a finished, insightful, and cutting-edge review of the standard paintings and actions of felony and social keep an eye on execs, functionaries, and individuals. The chapters within the assortment convey to the foreground the exact contributions that ethnographic and ethnomethodologically-informed stories need to provide examine on legislations and social regulate from theoretical, methodological, and major viewpoints.The discussions deal with a usefully huge and well timed number of topics, together with administration of the media by means of prosecutors within the well-known Mike Tyson rape case; megastar stalking and its social keep watch over; group safety concepts and laws for high-risk intercourse offenders; probation officials' use of know-how to "monitor" household violence offenders; how modern immigration rules-in-practice effect the immigration prestige of expert execs; bureaucratic decision-making by way of federal housing officials; police equipment of interrogating suspects via an interpreter; how juvenile courts reply to challenging youths; Self-change remedy courses for violent offenders in felony; and, how penitentiary inmates build parenthood at the back of bars. the gathering emphasizes the necessity to contemplate the organizationally and institutionally particular gains and advantage that include the criminal and social keep an eye on paintings less than research and permits a deeper appreciation of the sensible phrases in which humans taken with this paintings make their actions significant, perform their projects, and manage their interactions.

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An initial problem posed by a new client is determining whether he is likely to accept both the rules and the PO’s authority to enforce the rules. The PO believes that he must impress upon such clients how serious he is about his charter. e. an alarm (Goffman, 1971) indicative of a source of risk that should be closely monitored. The following field note excerpt depicts a visit paid to the PO’s office during his weekly reporting hours: Leo, a 35 year old man, swaggers into the office and his facial expression is serious .

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