Law, Space and the Art of the Streets
Crime and the Urban Imagination investigates the practices of street art and graffiti as cultural practices at the borders of legality and illegality. Street art has become a highly significant part of the ways in which people shape their urban surroundings. Cities are engaged in a continual...
To Be Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge
Cinema, Crime, Affect
In the contemporary fascination with images of crime, violence gets under our skin and keeps us enthralled. The Scene of Violence explores the spectator’s encounter with the cinematic scene of violence – rape and revenge, homicide and serial killing, torture and terrorism. Providing a detailed...
Published May 16th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish
Art, Value, Law
Art, value, law - the links between these three terms mark a history of struggle in the cultural scene. Studies of contemporary culture have thus increasingly turned to the image as central to the production of legitimacy, aesthetics and order. Judging the Image extends the cultural turn in legal...
Published October 20th 2004 by Routledge