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Cultural Criminology: An Invitation
     

Cultural Criminology: An Invitation

by Jeff Ferrell, Clinton R. Sanders
 

ISBN-10: 1555532357

ISBN-13: 9781555532352

Pub. Date: 10/26/1995

Publisher: Northeastern University Press

Cultural Criminology: An Invitation traces the history, theory, methodology and future direction of cultural criminology.

Drawing on issues of representation, meaning and politics, this book walks you through the key areas that make up this fascinating approach to the study of crime.

The second edition has been fully revised to take account of recent

Overview

Cultural Criminology: An Invitation traces the history, theory, methodology and future direction of cultural criminology.

Drawing on issues of representation, meaning and politics, this book walks you through the key areas that make up this fascinating approach to the study of crime.

The second edition has been fully revised to take account of recent developments in this fast developing field, thereby keeping you up-to-date with the issues facing cultural criminologists today. It includes:

  • A new chapter on war, terrorism and the state
  • New sections on cultural criminology and the politics of gender, and green cultural criminology
  • Two new and expanded chapters on research methodology within the field of cultural criminology
  • Further Reading suggestions and a list of related films and documentaries at the end of each chapter, enabling you to take your studies beyond the classroom
  • New and updated vignettes, examples, and visual illustrations throughout

Building on the success of the first edition, Cultural Criminology: An Invitation offers a vibrant and cutting-edge introduction to this growing field. It will encourage you to adopt a critical and contemporary approach to your studies in criminology.

First edition: 2009 Distinguished Book Award from the American Society of Criminology's Division of International Criminology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555532352
Publisher:
Northeastern University Press
Publication date:
10/26/1995
Pages:
448

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Cultural Criminology: An Invitation
Chapter 2: The Gathering Storm
Chapter 3: The Storm Breaks: Cultural Criminology Now
Chapter 4: A Cultural Criminology of the Everyday
Chapter 5: War, Terrorism and the State: A Cultural Criminological Introduction
Chapter 6: Media, Representation and Meaning: Inside the Hall of Mirrors
Chapter 7: Against Criminological Method
Chapter 8: Dangerous Knowledge: Methods of Cultural Criminology
Chapter 9: Conclusions

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