Cultural Criminology Products

  • Street Art, Public City

    Law, Crime and the Urban Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Alison Young

    What is street art? Who is the street artist? Why is street art a crime? Since the late 1990s, a distinctive cultural practice has emerged in many cities: street art, involving the placement of uncommissioned artworks in public places. Sometimes regarded as a variant of graffiti, sometimes called…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15

  • Green Cultural Criminology

    Constructions of Environmental Harm, Consumerism, and Resistance to Ecocide, 1st Edition

    By Avi Brisman, Nigel South

    Over the last two decades, "green criminology" has emerged as a unique area of study, bringing together criminologists and sociologists from a wide range of research backgrounds and varying theoretical orientations. It spans the micro to the macro—from individual-level environmental crimes and…

    Paperback – 2014-05-28
    New Directions in Critical Criminology

  • Collective Morality and Crime in the Americas

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Birkbeck

    This study examines the ways in which the moral community is "talked into being" in relation to crime, and the objects of concern that typically occupy its attention. It maps the imagined moral universe of the virtuous and the criminal and charts the relations between these two groups in the "…

    Paperback – 2014-05-05
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Policing and Media

    Public Relations, Simulations and Communications, 1st Edition

    By Murray Lee, Alyce McGovern

    This book examines the relationship between police, media and the public and analyses the shifting techniques and technologies through which they communicate. In a critical discussion of contemporary and emerging modes of mediatized police work, Lee and McGovern demonstrate how the police engage…

    Paperback – 2013-11-18
    New Directions in Critical Criminology

  • New Directions in Crime and Deviancy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Winlow, Rowland Atkinson

    Criminology is at a crossroads. In the last two decades it has largely failed to produce the kind of new intellectual frameworks and empirical data that might help us to explain the high levels of crime and interpersonal violence that beset inner city areas and corrode community life. Similarly, it…

    Paperback – 2012-11-28

  • Policing Images

    1st Edition

    By Rob Mawby

    In recent years the police have become one of the most watched and most visible organisations, and across the media there has been constant interest in the police. In such a situation the police themselves have been intensely concerned with promoting, projecting and protecting the police image.…

    Paperback – 2012-05-17

  • Rights of Passage

    Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Blomley

    Rights of Passage: Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow documents a powerful and under-researched form of urban governance that focuses on pedestrian flow. This logic, which Nicholas Blomley terms 'pedestrianism', values public space not in terms of its aesthetic merits, or its success in…

    Paperback – 2011-10-06
    Social Justice

  • Existentialist Criminology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Donald J Crewe, Ronnie Lippens

    Existentialist Criminology captures an emerging interest in the value of existentialist thought and concepts for criminological work on crime, deviance, crime control, and criminal justice. This emerging interest chimes with recent social and cultural developments - as well as shifts in their…

    Paperback – 2011-07-26

  • Framing Crime

    Cultural Criminology and the Image, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Hayward, the late Mike Presdee

    In a world in which media images of crime and deviance proliferate, where every facet of offending is reflected in a ‘vast hall of mirrors’, Framing Crime: Cultural Criminology and the Image makes sense of the increasingly blurred line between the real and the virtual. Images of crime and crime…

    Paperback – 2010-01-27

  • Crime and Media

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Greer

    This engaging and timely collection gathers together for the first time key and classic readings in the ever-expanding area of crime and media. Comprizing a carefully distilled selection of the most important contributions to the field, Crime and Media: A Reader tackles a wide range of issues…

    Paperback – 2009-09-01
    Routledge Student Readers

  • Violent Femmes

    Women as Spies in Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By Rosie White

    The female spy has long exerted a strong grip on the popular imagination. With reference to popular fiction, film and television Violent Femmes examines the figure of the female spy as a nexus of contradictory ideas about femininity, power, sexuality and national identity. Fictional representations…

    Paperback – 2007-10-25

  • Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture

    1st Edition

    By Claire Grant

    Today, questions about how and why societies punish are deeply emotive and hotly contested. In Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture, Claire Grant argues that criminal justice is a key site for the negotiation of new collective identities and modes of belonging. Exploring both popular…

    Paperback – 2007-06-07
    International Library of Sociology

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