Crime and the dialectics of inclusion/exclusion

The article focuses on the dialectics of inclusion and exclusion. The sociology of deviance and anti-psychiatry is fitted well with concerns about deviancy amplification (vicious circles of exclusion), moral panics, the stereotype of youth and the criminal, etc. There were many merits about such a d...

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Published in:The British journal of criminology
Main Author: Young, Jock
Format: Electronic/Print Article
Language:English
Published: 2004
In:The British journal of criminology
Year: 2004, Volume: 44, Issue: 4, Pages: 550-561
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Summary:The article focuses on the dialectics of inclusion and exclusion. The sociology of deviance and anti-psychiatry is fitted well with concerns about deviancy amplification (vicious circles of exclusion), moral panics, the stereotype of youth and the criminal, etc. There were many merits about such a discourse; the focus on the criminal justice system and other institutions of social control as exclusionary agents was of great relevance. But there were drawbacks: the dualism between anthropophagic and anthropoemic societies was too sharp and there was no doubt that inclusive societies and inclusionary processes were seen as advantageous
ISSN:0007-0955