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Cultural Criminology free pdf Drawing on issues of representation, meaning and politics, this book systematically walks students through the key areas that make up this fascinating approach to the study of crime. The second edition has been fully revised to take account of recent developments in this fast developing field, thereby keeping students up-to-date with the issues facing cultural criminologists today. It includes: * A new chapter entitled 'Trajectories of Cultural Criminology', surveying emergent trends in the field, including- green criminology- cultural criminology of the state- cultural criminology of current global activism, political protest and social movements- and crime and consumerism * A new section at the end of each chapter providing links to useful cultural criminological websites and relevant journal articles * Further Reading lists at the end of each chapter, enabling students to take their studies beyond the classroom * New and updated vignettes, visual illustrations and examples throughout Building on the success of the first edition, Cultural Criminology: An Invitation offers a vibrant and cutting-edge introduction to this growing field. It will encourage students to adopt a critical and contemporary approach to their studies in criminology.

About Prof. Jeff Ferrell

Jeff Ferrell is Visiting Professor of Criminology at the University of Kent, UK, and Professor of Sociology at Texas Christian University, USA. He is author of the books Crimes of Style, Tearing Down the Streets, and Empire of Scrounge. He is co-editor of the books Cultural Criminology, Ethnography at the Edge, Making Trouble, Cultural Criminology Unleashed, and Cultural Criminology: Theories of Crime. Jeff Ferrell is founding and current editor of the New York University Press book series Alternative Criminology, and one of the founding editors of the journal Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal (winner of the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers' 2006 Charlesworth Award for Best New Journal). In 1998 he received the Critical Criminologist of the Year Award from the Critical Criminology Division of the American Society of Criminology. Keith J. Hayward is Professor of Criminology at the University of Kent, UK and holds visiting positions at universities in Australia, Brazil, and the United States. He has published widely in the areas of criminological theory, spatial and social theory, visual and popular culture, and terrorism and fanaticism. As one of the leading figures in the field of cultural criminology, Dr Hayward is particularly interested in the various ways in which cultural dynamics intertwine with the practices of crime and crime control within contemporary society- as a consequence, he has written on everything from the role of documentary filmmaking in criminology to the existential allure of 'Jihadi cool'. He is the author, co-author, or editor of ten books, the most recent being, Cultural Criminology (2016), a four-volume edited collection for Routledge's Major Works series. Currently, Dr Hayward is completing a short (non-criminological) book on 'infantilization' and the life course. Jock Young, one of the foremost criminologists of our time, is Professor of Sociology and Head of the Centre for Criminology at Middlesex University. His work and theories have had a significant influence on the shape of criminology, sociology and politics.

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Author : Prof. Jeff Ferrell
Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd
Data Published : 20 May 2015
ISBN : 1446259161
EAN : 9781446259160
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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