Csi Effect

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$32.95
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$23.47
(Save 28%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $17.98
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 45%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (9) from $17.98   
  • New (6) from $32.71   
  • Used (3) from $17.98   

Overview

The CSI Effect: Television, Crime, and Governance demonstrates that CSI's appeal cannot be disentangled from its production as a televisual text or the broader discourses and practices that circulate within our social landscape. This groundbreaking interdisciplinary collection bridges the gap between the study of popular culture media and the study of crime, and fosters the development of a new set of theoretical languages in which the mediated dynamics of crime, criminalization, and governing can be carefully considered.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780739124710
  • Publisher: Lexington Books
  • Publication date: 7/1/2009
  • Series: Critical Studies in Television Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 310
  • Product dimensions: 0.70 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Figures and Tables

CSI as Neoliberalism: An Introduction Michele Byers Byers, Michele Val Marie Johnson Johnson, Val Marie

Pt. I Producing Justice, Science, and Television Drama

1 Science Fiction or Social Fact?: An Exploratory Content Analysis of Popular Press Reports on the CSI Effect Elizabeth Harvey Harvey, Elizabeth Linda Derksen Derksen, Linda 3

2 The Science and Careers of CSI Sherah VanLaerhoven VanLaerhoven, Sherah Gail Anderson Anderson, Gail 29

3 CSI and Law & Order: Dueling Representations of Science and the Law in the Criminal Justice System Kurt Hohenstein Hohenstein, Kurt 61

4 Generic Difference and Innovation in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Nichola Dobson Dobson, Nichola 75

Pt. II Bodies of Evidence

5 Corpses, Spectacle, Illusion: The Body as Abject and Object in CSI Basil Glynn Glynn, Basil Jeongmee Kim Kim, Jeongmee 93

6 The City of Our Times: Space, Identity, and the Body in CSI: Miami Patrick West West, Patrick 111

7 The Crime Scene, the Evidential Fetish, and the Usable Past William J. Turkel Turkel, William J. 133

Pt. III Late Modern Subjects

8 Not the Usual Suspects: The Obfuscation of Political Economy and Race in CSI Kevin Denys Bonnycastle Bonnycastle, Kevin Denys 149

9 Troping Mr. Johnson: Reading Phallic Mastery and Anxiety on Season One of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Mythili Rajiva Rajiva, Mythili 177

10 Forensic Music: Channeling the Dead on Post-9/11 Television Lawrence Kramer Kramer, Lawrence 201

Appendix A Primary Character List 221

Appendix B Episode Guide 223

Appendix C Dataset of Press Sources on CSI and the CSI Effect, 2002-2005 227

Bibliography 235

Index 253

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)