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The Criminalization of Homosexuality in Popular Cinema  

Derek Dalton

Online publication date:
Dec 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
In the early 1940s, films started to appear where homosexual characters were represented as inherently criminal. These early representations were often subtle or implicit because various ... More

Criminal Underworlds  

Heather Shore

Online publication date:
Apr 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
The concept of the criminal underworld has played a powerful role in media representations of serious criminality from the early 20th century. Even before this period, the idea of a ... More

Cultural Criminology  

Jeff Ferrell, Keith Hayward, and Michelle Brown

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Sep 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Cultural criminology is concerned with the convergence of cultural, criminal, and crime control processes; as such, it situates criminality and its control in the context of cultural ... More

Cultural Representations of Nineteenth-Century Prostitution  

Per Jorgen Ystehede and May-Len Skilbrei

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Aug 2017
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Criminology and Criminal Justice
Paradoxically, in the 19th century, an era very concerned with public virtue, prostitutes were increasing being represented in Western European cultural expressions. Prostitution was a ... More

Cultural Representations of Torture  

Honni van Rijswijk

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Aug 2017
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Criminology and Criminal Justice
Scenes of torture are central to the Western imaginary of law, animating questions of power, authority and legitimacy. This examination of key cultural representations of torture provides ... More

Cultural Studies Approaches to the Study of Crime in Film and on Television  

Neal King, Rayanne Streeter, and Talitha Rose

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Nov 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Crime film and television has proliferated such influential variations as the Depression-era gangster film; the post–World War studies in corruption known as film noir; the pro-police ... More

Cultural Studies Approaches to the Study of Crime in Literature  

Deborah Henderson

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Mar 2017
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Criminology and Criminal Justice
Crime in literature takes advantage of two basic assumptions: (1) that the storyline generally begins with a crime (very often murder) that underlies the subsequent narrative, often ... More

Culture of Punishment in the USA  

Anne-Marie Cusac

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Apr 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Beginning in the mid-1970s, enormous changes governed U.S. punishment of criminal offenses, leading to harsher laws and longer prison terms than convicts in earlier decades served for the ... More

Dark Tourism  

John Lennon

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Dark tourism has passed into the language and study of tourism since it was first designated as such in 1996 (see Lennon & Foley, 1996; Seaton, 1996). It is now established as a term to ... More

Dark Tourism, Penal Landscapes, and Criminological Inquiry  

Justin Piché and Kevin Walby

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Nov 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Dark tourism researchers who examine sites of death, suffering, and despair have generated a significant amount of research over the past two decades. Different ways of conducting dark ... More

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