Cultural Criminology Unleashed
Edited by Jeff Ferrell, Keith Hayward, Wayne Morrison, Mike Presdee
Published November 15th 2004 by Routledge-Cavendish – 336 pages
This book brings together cutting-edge research across the range of meanings of the term 'cultural'. A landmark text on the crime-culture nexus, its editors and authors include the leading exponents of cultural criminology on both sides of the Atlantic.
Voodoo Criminology and the Numbers Game. From Cultural Studies to Psychosocial Criminology: An Intellectual Journey. The Story of Crime: Biography and the Excavation of Transgression. Phenomenology, Cultural Criminology and the Return to Astonishment. Style Matters. Lombroso and the Birth of Criminological Positivism: Scientific Mastery or Cultural Artifice? Crime, Ethnicity and the Multicultural Administration of Justice. Cultural Criminology and the Engagement with Race, Gender and Post-Colonial Identities. Crime, Media and Community: Grief and Virtual Engagement in Late Modernity. Collisions of Culture and Crime: Media Commodification of Child Sex Abuse. Cultural Constructions of the Hillbilly Heroin and Crime Problem. Criminalising Marginality and Resistance: Marilyn Manson, Columbine and Cultural Criminology. Space - the Final Frontier: Criminology, the City and the Spatial Dynamics of Exclusion. Scrunge City. The Desert of Imagination in the City of Signs: Cultural Implications of Sponsored Transgression and Branded Graffiti. 'Crime Talk' and Crime Control in Contemporary Urban Japan. Drug and Alcohol Research: The Case for Cultural Criminology. Crime, Culture and Visual Methodologies: Ethnomimesis as Performative Praxis. Stories from the Streets: Some Fieldwork Notes on the Seduction of Speed. Speed Kills. What Happened to the Pathological Gang?: Notes from a Case Study of the Latin Kings and Queens in New York. Barbarians at the Gates: Crime and Violence in the Breakdown of the Pseudo-Pacification Process. The USA Patriot Act and the Politics of Fear