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Cultural Criminology Unleashed

ISBN 9781904385370
Published November 15, 2004 by Routledge-Cavendish
336 Pages

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Book Description

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

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