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In 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 ...

The Criminology of Intolerance: Zero-Tolerance Policing and the American Prison Experiment
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In this chapter I wish to point to two of the most publicly manifest examples of social exclusion by the criminal justice system. Here the exclusionary ...

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