Contents: Introduction; Part I Theoretical Foundations: Juvenile delinquency and subterranean values, David Matza and Gresham M. Sykes; Moral entrepreneurs, Howard S. Becker; Deviance and moral panics, Stan Cohen; Subcultures, cultures and class, John Clarke, Stuart Hall, Tony Jefferson and Brian Roberts; Introduction, Jack Katz. Part II Models of Inquiry and Critique: Cultural criminology, Jeff Ferrell; Merton with energy, Katz with structure: the sociology of vindictiveness and the criminology of transgression, Jock Young; Boredom, crime and criminology, Jeff Ferrell; Reversing the ethnographic gaze: experiments in cultural criminology, Stephanie Kane. Part III Crime, Media, and the Image: Media, representation, and meaning: inside the hall of mirrors, Jeff Ferrell, Keith Hayward and Jock Young; The scene of the crime: is there such a thing as 'just looking'?, Alison Young; Mapping discursive closings in the war on drugs, Michelle Brown. Part IV Theorizing Crime and the City: Fortress Los Angeles: the militarization of urban space, Mike Davis; Remapping the city: public identity, cultural space, and social justice, Jeff Ferrell; Crime vs. cool space: breaking down broken windows, Gregory Snyder. Part V Emotion, Edgework, and the Body: Edgework: a social psychoanalysis of voluntary risk taking, Stephen Lyng; From carnival to the carnival of crime, Mike Presdee; 'The body does not lie': identity, risk and trust in technoculture, Katja Franko Aas. Part VI Markets, Consumption, and Crime: Crime, consumer culture, and the urban experience, Keith Hayward; Squaring the one percent: biker style and the selling of cultural resistance, Stephen Lyng and Mitchell L. Bracey Jr; The 'chav' phenomenon: consumption, media and the construction of a new underclass, Keith Hayward and Majid Yar; Cultural criminology and primitive accumulation, versus Jeff Ferrell: For a ruthless cultural criticism of everything existing, Steve Hall and Simon Winlow; Name index.
Cultural Criminology / Edition 1by Jeff Ferrell, Clinton R. Sanders
Pub. Date: 10/12/1995
Publisher: Northeastern University Press
Scholars in criminology and sociology explore the complex relationship between cultural and criminal practices.
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