Cultural Criminology / Edition 1

Cultural Criminology / Edition 1

by Jeff Ferrell
     
 

Scholars in criminology and sociology explore the complex relationship between cultural and criminal practices.See more details below

Overview

Scholars in criminology and sociology explore the complex relationship between cultural and criminal practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555532369
Publisher:
Northeastern University Press
Publication date:
10/12/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
5.97(w) x 8.95(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1Culture, Crime, and Criminology3
2Repetitive Retribution: Media Images and the Cultural Construction of Criminal Justice25
3The Media and the Construction of Random Drug Violence45
4The New Mythic Monster66
5A Cultural Approach to Crime and Punishment, Bluegrass Style80
6Electric Eye in the Sky: Some Reflections on the New Surveillance and Popular Culture106
7Media, Crime, and Justice: A Case for Constitutive Criminology142
8Style Matters: Criminal Identity and Social Control169
9Hammer of the Gods Revisited: Neo-Nazi Skinheads, Domestic Terrorism, and the Rise of the New Protest Music190
10Struggles Over the Symbolic: Gang Style and the Meanings of Social Control213
11Squaring the One Percent: Biker Style and the Selling of Cultural Resistance235
12The World Politics of Wall Painting277
13Toward a Cultural Criminology297
References327
Contributors355
Index359

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