Policing, Popular Culture and Political Economy

Policing, Popular Culture and Political Economy

by Robert Reiner
     
 

Robert Reiner has been one of the pioneers in the development of research on policing since the 1970s as well as a prolific writer on mass media and popular culture representations of crime and criminal justice. His work includes the renowned books The Politics of the Police and Law and Order: An Honest Citizen's Guide to Crime and Control, an analysis of the

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Robert Reiner has been one of the pioneers in the development of research on policing since the 1970s as well as a prolific writer on mass media and popular culture representations of crime and criminal justice. His work includes the renowned books The Politics of the Police and Law and Order: An Honest Citizen's Guide to Crime and Control, an analysis of the neo-liberal transformation of crime and criminal justice in recent decades. This volume brings together many of Reiner's most important essays on the police written over the last four decades as well as selected essays on mass media and on the neo-liberal transformation of crime and criminal justice. All the work included in this important volume is underpinned by a framework of analysis in terms of political economy and a commitment to the ethics and politics of social democracy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781409426363
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2011
Series:
Pioneers in Contemporary Criminology Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
478
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Reiner is Professor of Criminology in the Law Department, London School of Economics and Political Science. He is author of Law and Order: An Honest Citizen's Guide to Crime and Control (Polity Press 2007); and editor of (with M.Maguire and R.Morgan) The Oxford Handbook of Criminology (Oxford University Press, now in its 4th edition, 2007). He has published over 100 papers on criminological topics in journals and books. He was President of the British Society of Criminology from 1993-6; Director of the LSE Mannheim Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice 1995-8; and Convenor of the Law Department 2001-4. Professor Robert Reiner is the British Society of Criminology Outstanding Achievement Award winner for 2011.

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