Crime and Disrepute

1st Edition

John Hagan
eISBN-13: 9781452264837

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Advances a new sociology of crime and disrepute that focuses on the criminal costs of social inequality. Connects the diversion of capital away from distressed communities in the U.S. to increased violence and lack of social mobility for disadvantaged groups, which result in the development of "deviance service centers" and "ethnic vice industries." Shows the important link between "crime in the streets" and "crime in the suites" and the differences between the two in eluding punishment.

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ISBNs 9780803990395, 9780803990395, 9781452264837, 145226483X
Language English
Number of Pages 219
Edition 1st