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BanishedThe New Social Control In Urban America$
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Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195395174

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.001.0001

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Toward Banishment: The Transformation of Urban Social Control

Toward Banishment: The Transformation of Urban Social Control

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(p.37) 2 Toward Banishment: The Transformation of Urban Social Control
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Banished
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Katherine Beckett

Steve Herbert

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.003.0003

This chapter shows how the social control practices that involve banishment emerge from key political and legal dynamics. It first suggests that banishment emerged as a response to the Supreme Court's invalidation of traditional vagrancy and loitering laws. It then outlines the legal evolution of the techniques that include banishment. The discussion also identifies some techniques that have three distinct and consequential characteristics: they are definitely territorial, they improve police and prosecutorial power, and they widen the range of behaviors that may lead to criminal justice intervention.

Keywords:   social control practices, political dynamics, legal dynamics, Supreme Court, legal evolution, criminal justice intervention, prosecutorial power, territorial

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