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Crime Dramas as Social Science Fiction  

Stephen Wakeman

Online publication date:
Dec 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Popular culture has always displayed a fascination with topics of criminological significance. Crime, deviance, and the agencies of their control have long been a staple concern of ... More

Crime Fiction  

Frankie Y. Bailey

Online publication date:
Jul 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
The commonly accepted definition of crime fiction is a work in which crime is central to the plot. The roots of crime fiction are traceable to the earliest human narratives, including the ... More

Crime Films  

Ferdinando Spina

Online publication date:
Aug 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Cinema, together with television, has proved to be perhaps the most extensive, popular, and powerful medium in the representation of crime. From a criminological point of view, the crime ... More

Crime in Nineteenth-Century Literature  

Suzanne Daly

Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Crime, Justice, and Anglo-American Comics  

Thomas Giddens

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Criminal justice is a perennial theme in modern comics published in the United States and United Kingdom, with dominant narratives revolving around the protection of the innocent from ... More

Crime News in Newspapers  

Jaclyn Schildkraut

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Apr 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Crime news is an abundant staple in modern media coverage. Nowhere is this more evident than in the newspaper medium, which often faces fewer constraints with respect to space and time ... More

Crime News on TV  

Jeremy Lipschultz

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Apr 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
The discussion of crime news on television must begin with a basic cultural understanding that journalism is facing a time of dramatic change. Mitchell Stephens argued in his 2014 book ... More

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)  

Paul Cozens and Terence Love

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
This chapter provides an overview of the principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). The paper focuses on the “dark side” of CPTED, a relatively underreported ... More

Crime Science  

Ella Cockbain and Gloria Laycock

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Crime science (or more accurately crime and security science) has three core tenets: • the application of scientific methods • the study of crime and ... More

Crimesploitation  

Paul Kaplan and Daniel LaChance

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Apr 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Crimesploitation is a kind of reality television programming that depicts nonactors committing, detecting, prosecuting, and punishing criminal behavior. In programs like Cops, To Catch a ... More

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