The Exclusive Society
Social Exclusion, Crime and Difference in Late Modernity
By (author) Jock Young
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Exclusive Society by Jock Young
Book DescriptionIn this major new work, which Zygmunt Bauman calls a 'tour de force of breathtaking erudition and clarity', Jock Young charts the movement of the social fabric in the last third of the twenthieth century from an inclusive society of stability and homogeneity to an exclusive society of change and division. Jock Young, one of the foremost criminologists of our time, explores exclusion on three levels: economic exclusion from the labour market; social exclusion between people in civil society; and the ever-expanding exclusionary activities of the criminal justice system. Taking account of the massive dramatic structural and cultural changes that have beset our society and relating these to the quantum leap in crime and incivilities, Jock Young develops a major new theory based on a new citizenship and a reflexive modernity.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780803981515
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jock Young
Cultural Criminology, Paperback (May 2015)
Drawing on issues of representation, meaning and politics, this book has been updated to now include material on: green criminology; cultural criminology of the state; current global activism, political protest and social movements; and crime and consumerism, providing readers with a cutting-edge introduction to this fascinating area.
New Criminology, Hardback (June 2013)
"First published 1973 by Routledge, reprinted with new introduction in 2013."
Critical Criminology, Paperback (March 2013)
First published in 1975, this collection of essays expands upon the themes and ideas developed in the editors' previous work, the visionary and groundbreaking text: 'The New Criminology'. Directed at orthodox criminology, this is a partisan work written by a group of criminologists committed to a social transformation.
Criminological Imagination, Hardback (July 2011)» View all books by Jock Young
Rejects much of what criminology has become, criticizing the rigid determinism and rampant positivism that dominate the discipline today. This title draws on a range of research - from urban ethnography to sexology and criminal victimization studies - to illustrate its failings.
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Author Biography - Jock Young
Jock Young, one of the foremost criminologists of our time, is Professor of Sociology and Head of the Centre for Criminology at Middlesex University. His work and theories have had a significant influence on the shape of criminology, sociology and politics.
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