7a - Social Control The USA has eight or ten parallel...

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Social Control The USA has eight or ten parallel systems of social control which makes it more repressive then we would like to think! Most of these controls are in the private sector or only loosely connected to the state so it appears that the USA is the 'land of the free.' (don’t get me wrong, this is a GREAT country and I love it, but let us exam things the way they are)
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- The Criminal Justice System now supervises over 4 million people [1995]. - The Civil Justice System in which private parties sue each other - The Administrative Justice System in which a few government agencies try to regulate some 15 million businesses; The Medical Control System which uses chemicals and psychology to control mostly children and women but also those behaviors labeled as 'perversion‘: gambling, homosexuality, drug use and alcoholism.
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- The Private Security system made up of security guards, private courts, private prisons and private detectives. It is larger than the CJS and is growing faster. -
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