Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture
By (author) Claire Valier
Normal Price: $259.00
Your Price: $233.10 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $25.90! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $11.66 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture by Claire Valier
Book DescriptionToday, questions about how and why societies punish are deeply emotive and hotly contested. In Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture, Claire Valier argues that criminal justice is a key site for the negotiation of new collective identities and modes of belonging. Exploring both popular cultural forms and changes in crime policies and criminal law, Valier elaborates new forms of critical engagement with the politics of crime and punishment. In doing so, the book discusses: * Teletechnologies, punishment and new collectivities * The cultural politics of victims rights * Discourses on foreigners, crime and diaspora * Terror, the death penalty and the spectacle of violence. Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture makes a timely and important contribution to debate on the possibilities of justice in the media age.
Buy Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture book by Claire Valier from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415281751
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Claire Valier
View all books by Claire Valier
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture book by Claire Valier and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Claire Valier
Claire Valier is Lecturer in Law at the University of London and a graduate of Queens' College, Cambridge. Her other works include Theories of Crime and Punishment (2001).
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.