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Documentaries about Crime and Criminal Justice  

Jamie Bennett

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Apr 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Documentary films have significant appeal because of their claim to represent truth and authenticity. Within the criminal justice system, they are important not only because of the public ... More

Drugs and Popular Culture  

Dimitri A. Bogazianos

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
While criminological analyses of drugs and popular culture often focus on media constructions of drug scares and epidemics, they also draw from a wide range of interrelated influences, ... More

Environmental Crime  

Carole Gibbs and Rachel Boratto

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Environmental crime is a complex and ambiguous term for several reasons. It is sometimes used as an umbrella term for crimes related to biodiversity, wildlife, animals, natural resources, ... More

False Confessions in Popular Culture  

Rebecca Pfeffer

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Stories involving false confessions can be emotional and moving, as they appeal to our innate desire for justice. As such, stories of false confessions can be powerful tools in books, ... More

Fear of Crime  

Nicole Rader

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Fear of crime has been a serious social problem studied for almost 40 years. Early researchers focused on operationalization and conceptualization of fear of crime, specifically focusing ... More

Feminist Criminology and the Visual  

Kathryn Henne and Rita Shah

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Sep 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
In response to the limitations of mainstream criminology, feminist and visual criminology offer alternative approaches to the study of crime, deviance, justice institutions, and the people ... More

Feminist Themes in Television Crime Dramas  

Nancy C. Jurik and Gray Cavender

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Jun 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
The academic literature notes that male-centered protagonists dominated the crime genre (novels, film, television) for many years. However, beginning in the 1970s, when women began to ... More

Filicide in Australian Media and Culture  

Janine Little and Danielle Tyson

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May 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Filicide is the deliberate act of a parent killing a child. Despite its low occurrence, filicide is one of the most emotive offenses for a public audience. The murder of a child by their ... More

Fines and Monetary Sanctions  

Alexes Harris

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Apr 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Despite the central role that fines and other fiscal penalties play in systems of criminal justice, they have received relatively little scholarly attention. Court systems impose fines and ... More

Focused Deterrence Strategies  

Anthony Braga

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Feb 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Focused deterrence strategies are increasingly being implemented in the United States to reduce serious violent crime committed by gangs and other criminally-active groups, recurring ... More

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