Cultural Criminology and the Image
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Framing Crime by Keith Hayward
Book DescriptionIn a world in which media images of crime and deviance proliferate, where every facet of offending is reflected in a 'vast hall of mirrors', Framing Crime: Cultural Criminology and the Image makes sense of the increasingly blurred line between the real and the virtual. Images of crime and crime control have become almost as 'real' as crime and criminal justice itself. The meaning of both crime and crime control now resides, not solely in the essential - and essentially false - factuality of crime rates or arrest records, but also in the contested processes of symbolic display, cultural interpretation, and representational negotiation. It is essential, then, that criminologists are closely attuned to the various ways in which crime is imagined, constructed and framed within modern society. Framing Crime responds to this demand with a collection of papers aimed at helping the reader to understand the ways in which the contemporary 'story of crime' is constructed and promulgated through the image. It also provides the relevant analytical and research tools to unearth the hidden social and ideological concerns that frequently underpin images of crime, violence and transgression. Framing Crime will be of interest to students and academics in the fields of criminology, crime and the media, and sociology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415459037
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Imprint: Routledge Cavendish
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Jan-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Keith Hayward
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Criminology is a broad-ranging and stimulating introduction that is ideal for undergraduates approaching the subject for the first time. Each chapter is written by an expert in their field and includes a range of learning features designed to help students engage with the material covered.
Framing Crime, Paperback (January 2010)
It is essential that criminologists are closely attuned to the various ways in which crime is imagined, constructed and framed within modern society. This book helps the reader understand the ways in which the contemporary 'story of crime' is constructed and promulgated through the image.
Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology, Paperback (November 2009)» View all books by Keith Hayward
Covers a range of historical and contemporary thinkers from around the world, offering a combination of biographical fact with historical and cultural context. This title is suitable for students of criminology as well as those in related disciplines, such as sociology and criminal justice.
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Author Biography - Keith Hayward
Keith J. Hayward is Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Sociology and the Director of undergraduate criminology at the University of Kent. The late Mike Presdee was Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research at the University of Kent.
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