With the help of at least two chapters of DVD1, Explain how the notion of ‘entanglements’ helps in understanding the relationship between social welfare and crime control.
Today’s surveillance has become an everyday familiarity. Communities are monitored day and night through the Police, Security cameras, Cameras which are placed on every high street and towns, even moving to villages. The issue of safety and security has made surveillance a valuable tool to control crime and make us feel protected and cared for. It is so universally spread in today’s world that many of us feel that they are being watch all the time which can make us feel intimidated. Crime control policies are fundamentally aimed at addressing those elements that are perceived as threats in order to promote security, order and social stability. CCTV cameras can be seen in buses, streets, banks, work place even at home. As crime rises people feel safer walking, shopping or meeting in a secure environment like shopping centres which are equipped with cameras and security guards (The OU, 2008, DVD1, Chapter 1). Creating secure environment for shoppers and excluding potential threats to those within that centre. That is not without its faults as certain groups may be singled out and feels unwelcomed just because of the way they look. The balance between being welcome and unwelcome can be difficult. Creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed and safe is part of a long process where sometimes we
need to look for ways on how to help certain persons to be included into the society and help them by setting facilities where they can feel included.
Young people and children are a group that is most vulnerable in society and need extra care and nurture in order to grow up as well balance adults. Certain polices have been set up to help children and parents alike to support them in difficult times. That has allowed for professionals to monitor families in...