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Sex Offenders, Stigma, and Social Control

Diana Rickard (author)

ISBN: 9780813578309

Publication Date: Aug 2018

Format: Paperback

Also available as: Hardback  

Provides the reader with an in-depth view of six sex offenders, exploring how they manage to cope with their highly stigmatized role as social outcasts. The book explores how these individuals construct their sense of self. Diana Rickard provides a deeper understanding of the complex relationship between public policy and lived experience.
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In Sex Offenders, Stigma, and Social Control, Diana Rickard provides the reader with an in-depth view of six sex offenders, exploring how they manage to cope with their highly stigmatized role as social outcasts. The book explores how these individuals construct their sense of self. By placing their stories within the context of the current culture of mass incarceration and zero-tolerance, Rickard provides a deeper understanding of the complex relationship between public policy and lived experience.
Pages 216
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Aug 2018
Publisher Rutgers University Press
Series Critical Issues in Crime and Society
Subject/s Social, group or collective psychology   Psychiatry   Crime & criminology   Criminal or forensic psychology   Sexual abuse & harassment   Criminal investigation & detection  
  • Acknowledgements
  • Towards a Sociology of Sexual Offense
  • Constructing the Offense
  • Community Bonds
  • Severed Bonds
  • Strategies to Re-Establish Social Bonds
  • Personal Stories/Public Policy
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
Diana Rickard is an assistant professor in the criminal justice program at Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York.

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