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Crime, Justice, and Anglo-American Comics  

Thomas Giddens

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Mar 2017
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
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
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  

Rachel Armitage

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Apr 2018
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is an approach to crime reduction that seeks to reduce perceived opportunities for crime through the design and management of the ... More

Crime Science  

Ella Cockbain and Gloria Laycock

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Mar 2017
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
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

The Criminalization of Homosexuality in Popular Cinema  

Derek Dalton

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Dec 2016
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

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Apr 2017
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

Critical Challenges to Police Officer Wellness  

Brooke McQuerrey Tuttle, Daniel M. Blumberg, and Konstantinos Papazoglou

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Apr 2019
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Policing
Police officers face unique challenges in the line of duty that threaten their health and well-being. Officers experience organizational, operational, community-related, and personal ... More

Critical Criminology and the Critique of Domination, Inequality and Injustice  

David O. Friedrichs

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Mar 2018
Critical criminology has achieved a substantial presence within the field of criminology over the past several decades. Critical criminology has produced a framework for the understanding ... More

Critical Perspectives on Gangs  

David C. Brotherton

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Jun 2018
The majority of studies on youth gangs are in the tradition of positivistic social science. When natural science is taken as the paradigm, a premium is placed on the value neutrality of ... More

Cultural Criminology  

Jeff Ferrell, Keith Hayward, and Michelle Brown

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Sep 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

The Death Penalty in the 21st Century  

Daniel LaChance

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Feb 2019
The dawn of the 21st century marked a turning point in the history of the American death penalty. Politically, the death penalty seemed vulnerable. A wave of abolitionism not seen since ... More

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