Title

Social Engineering in Context: Some Observations on Turner

Department

Sociology & Criminal Justice

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-2001

Abstract

The concept of "social engineering" has more negative baggage than Jonathan Turner supposes. It assumes an ability to control events that is normally lacking and which cannot be attained by following "rules of thumb." A paradigm that better links theory with practice is preferable.

Journal

Sociological Practice

Journal ISSN

1522-3442

Volume

3

Issue

2

First Page

121

Last Page

125

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

10.1023/A:1011579119016