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A theory of social control

Print Book, English, 1954
McGraw-Hill, New York, 1954
568 pages 24 cm.
9780070363656, 007036365X
The problem and its setting
The cultural basis of social control
The components of behavior: personality, situation, and social control
The dimensions of social status
Status groups and their norms
Status-group norms and values
Status-group structure and dynamics
Mocial control
The techniques of social control. Basic processes
Control in the status-group systems
Social isolation
Social ascendancy
Autocratic control
Democratic control
Conquest: military and economic
Conquest: cultural
Social crisis, demoralization, and control