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Popular culture, crime and social control

Title
Popular culture, crime and social control / edited by Mathieu Deflem.
ISBN
9781849507325 (hbk.)
1849507325 (hbk.)
Edition
First edition.
Published
Bingley : Emerald, 2010.
Physical Description
xi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
March 09, 2011
Series
Sociology of crime, law and deviance, volume 14.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: The criminology of popular culture
Part I: Crime and social control in the visual arts. Reefer madness and beyond / Susan Boyd ; The Dark knight : constructing images of good vs. evil in an age of anxiety / Nickie D. Phillips ; Superhero justice : the depiction of crime and justice in modern-age comic books and graphic novels / Bradford W. Reyns and Billy Henson ; Televised images of jail : lessons in controlling the unruly / Dawn K. Cecil
Part II: Resistance, crime, and protest in music. "I broke the law? No, the law broke me!" Palestinian hip-hop and the semiotics of occupation / Judah Schept ; Rap music's violent and misogynistic effects : fact or fiction? / Charis E. Kubrin and Ronald Weitzer ; Crime resistance and song : black musicianship is black criminology / Viviane Saleh-Hanna ; The different sounds of American protest : from freedom songs to punk rock / Ellen C. Leichtman
Part III: Crime and justice in non-fiction. Evil monsters and cunning perverts : representing and regulating the dangerous paedophile / Anneke Meyer ; Framing the scene : presentations of forensics programming in the news / Gregory G. Justis and Steven Chermak ; Beach crime in popular culture : confining the carnivalesque in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil / Stephanie C. Kane ; Here be dragons: Lombroso, the gothic, and social control / Nicole Rafter and Per Ystehede.
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