Monsters in and Among Us: Toward a Gothic Criminology

Monsters in and Among Us: Toward a Gothic Criminology

by Caroline Joan Picart
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0838641598

ISBN-13: 9780838641590

Pub. Date: 01/28/2008

Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838641590
Publisher:
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     7
Introduction: Toward a Gothic Criminology   Caroline Joan (Kay) Picart   Cecil Greek     11
Bodies under Scandal: Civic Gothic as Genre   Edward J. Ingebretsen     44
"My, That's a Big One": Masculinity and Monstrosity in Dirty Harry   Davis W. Houck     65
Mother and Monster: The Rhetorical Structure of The Man Who Knew Too Much   Thomas Benson     91
The Substance Abuse Film and the Gothic: Typology, Narrative, and Hallucination   Jason Grant McKahan     117
Making a Killing in the Marketplace: Incorporation as a Monstrous Process   Pat Gill     142
The Big City Rogue Cop as Monster: Images of NYPD and LAPD   Cecil Greek     164
Gothic Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy   Raymond Surette     199
The Compulsions of Real/Reel Serial Killers and Vampires: Toward a Gothic Criminology   Caroline Joan (Kay) Picart   Cecil Greek     227
Profiling the Terrorist as a Mass Murderer   Caroline Joan (Kay) Picart   Cecil Greek     256
Notes on Contributors     289
Index     292

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