First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Table of Contents
Voodoo Criminology and the Numbers Game. From Cultural Studies to Psychosocial Criminology: An Intellectual Journey. The Story of Crime: Biography and the Excavation of Transgression. Phenomenology, Cultural Criminology and the Return to Astonishment. Style Matters. Lombroso and the Birth of Criminological Positivism: Scientific Mastery or Cultural Artifice? Crime, Ethnicity and the Multicultural Administration of Justice. Cultural Criminology and the Engagement with Race, Gender and Post-Colonial Identities. Crime, Media and Community: Grief and Virtual Engagement in Late Modernity. Collisions of Culture and Crime: Media Commodification of Child Sex Abuse. Cultural Constructions of the Hillbilly Heroin and Crime Problem. Criminalising Marginality and Resistance: Marilyn Manson, Columbine and Cultural Criminology. Space - the Final Frontier: Criminology, the City and the Spatial Dynamics of Exclusion. Scrunge City. The Desert of Imagination in the City of Signs: Cultural Implications of Sponsored Transgression and Branded Graffiti. 'Crime Talk' and Crime Control in Contemporary Urban Japan. Drug and Alcohol Research: The Case for Cultural Criminology. Crime, Culture and Visual Methodologies: Ethnomimesis as Performative Praxis. Stories from the Streets: Some Fieldwork Notes on the Seduction of Speed. Speed Kills. What Happened to the Pathological Gang?: Notes from a Case Study of the Latin Kings and Queens in New York. Barbarians at the Gates: Crime and Violence in the Breakdown of the Pseudo-Pacification Process. The USA Patriot Act and the Politics of Fear