Author:Olli Matikainen

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Morality, Crime and Social Control in Europe 1500-1900

By: Olli Matikainen

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Finland, Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2014

Seller ID: 115472

ISBN: 952222572X

Condition: New


This book explores key themes in European history through case studies scrutinizing the much-debated concept of "social control" from its exercise within the family and local communities to interventions at the highest state level. A wide range of regulated practices and institutions can be treated as manifestations or forces of social control. Their common feature is the way in which they develop a set of practices and rituals, some of which are enduring and seemingly unchanging, some in a state of transition or subjected to challenges, and others "new" in the process of forma... View more info