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Resources in this category include a complete Textbook chapter that covers various aspects of Power and Control in contemporary society, plus Update materials on Wilkinson and Pickett’s ground-breaking “Spirit Level” research.

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Resources here focus on Foucault’s key ideas about surveillance, contrasting views on crime and criminality and materials relating to prisons.


Audio


Podcasts on:

• Social thinkers (Durkheim and Social Order, Foucault and Surveillance);

• Theories (comparing Right Realism and Edgework)

• Consensual forms of control.


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Video


Film resources include material on the Night-time Economy, surveillance, hate crime and prisons.

Power and Social Control