New Forms of Social Control

@article{Warren1981NewFO,
  title={New Forms of Social Control},
  author={Carol A. B. Warren},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  year={1981},
  volume={24},
  pages={724 - 740}
}
  • Carol A. B. Warren
  • Published 1981
  • Sociology
  • American Behavioral Scientist
  • This commodification-or, in historical perspective, recommodification (see Scull, this issue)-of &dquo;social junk&dquo; has been taking place relatively unnoticed because it is masked by a myth: the myth of deinstitutionalization and community care (see also Rothman, 1980). The myth is as follows. From the nineteenth century to the 1950s, society relied increasingly first on countyand then on state-funded institutions to house nonworking and deviant populations: state mental hospitals for the… CONTINUE READING
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