Cultural Criminology

Cultural Criminology

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This pioneering collection of provocative essays focuses on collective behaviors organized around imagery, style, and symbolic meaning, and considers the ways in which legal and political authorities and the mass media construct these behaviors as criminal. Arguing for the development of a new cultural criminology, the contributors examine a wide range of social and cultural phenomena such as the politics of worldwide urban graffiti and the interplay of skinhead violence and musical style. On the cutting edge of contemporary theory, Cultural Criminology maps directions for further exploration in this emerging synthesis of criminological and cultural studies.There are, however, advice manuals specifically directed toward women, such as Josepth T. Culligan, When in Doubt Check Him Out (Miami: Hallmark Press, 1993 ), and Gigi Moers, How and Why Lovers Cheat and What You Can Do About Itanbsp;...

Title:Cultural Criminology
Author:Jeff Ferrell, Clinton Sanders
Publisher:UPNE - 1995


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