Cultural Criminology

Cultural Criminology

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This pioneering collection of provocative essays focuses on collective behaviors organized around imagery, style, and symbolic meaning, and considers the ways in which legal and political authorities and the mass media construct these behaviors as criminal. Arguing for the development of a new cultural criminology, the contributors examine a wide range of social and cultural phenomena such as the politics of worldwide urban graffiti and the interplay of skinhead violence and musical style. On the cutting edge of contemporary theory, Cultural Criminology maps directions for further exploration in this emerging synthesis of criminological and cultural studies.Lacking access to newspaper or radio, young Palestinian militants in the occupied lands likewise use wall painting as their primary ... forms of wall painting and graffiti, including Keith Haring-style human figures and one particularly interesting wall stencil. ... in English: aquot;Make Graffiti! ... in London, Amsterdam, Paris, Copenhagen, Vienna, and other large and small cities throughout Europe and beyond.

Title:Cultural Criminology
Author:Jeff Ferrell, Clinton Sanders
Publisher:UPNE - 1995


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