Popular Crime
  • Author : Bill James
  • Release Date : 08 May 2012
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 13 : 9781416552741
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Book Description: Presents a cultural analysis of sensational crime in America that profiles such infamous cases as the Lindbergh baby kidnapping, the Black Dahlia murder, and O.J. Simpson's trial to offer insight into topics ranging from evidence practices to radicalism.

Popular Crime

Popular Crime

Author : Bill James
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : History
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Presents a cultural analysis of sensational crime in America that profiles such infamous cases as the Lindbergh baby kidnapping, the Black Dahlia murder, and O.J. Simpson's trial to offer insight into topics ranging from evidence practices to radicalism....

Crime  Law and Popular Culture in Europe  1500 1900

Crime Law and Popular Culture in Europe 1500 1900

Author : Richard McMahon
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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This book explores the relationship between crime, law and popular culture in Europe from the sixteenth century onwards. How was crime understood and dealt with by ordinary people and to what degree did they resort to or reject the official law and criminal justice system as a means of dealing ...

Crime  Deviance and Popular Culture

Crime Deviance and Popular Culture

Author : Dimitris Akrivos,Alexandros K. Antoniou
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Social Science
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This book explores the links between crime, deviance and popular culture in our highly-mediatised era, offering an insight into the cultural processes through which particular practices acquire a criminal or deviant status, and come to be seen as social problems. Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, the edited collection brings together international ...

Teaching Law and Criminal Justice Through Popular Culture

Teaching Law and Criminal Justice Through Popular Culture

Author : Julian Hermida
Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Business & Economics
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This volume shows how university and college professors can create an engaging environment that encourages students to take a deep approach to learning through the use of popular culture stories in law school and in criminal justice classrooms. The use of popular culture (films, TV shows, books, songs, etc.) can ...

The Rise of True Crime  20th Century Murder and American Popular Culture

The Rise of True Crime 20th Century Murder and American Popular Culture

Author : Jean Murley
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Genre : Social Science
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During the 1950s and 1960s True Detective magazine developed a new way of narrating and understanding murder. It was more sensitive to context, gave more psychologically sophisticated accounts, and was more willing to make conjectures about the unknown thoughts and motivations of killers than others had been before. This turned ...

Popular Culture  Crime and Social Control

Popular Culture Crime and Social Control

Author : Mathieu Deflem
Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
Genre : Social Science
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Contains contributions on the theme of popular culture, crime, and social control. This title includes chapters that tease out various criminologically relevant issues, pertaining to crime/deviance and/or the control thereof, on the basis of an analysis of various aspects and manifestations of popular culture, including music, and movies....

Popular Participation in Japanese Criminal Justice

Popular Participation in Japanese Criminal Justice

Author : Andrew Watson
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Social Science
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This book analyses the mixed courts of professional and lay judges in the Japanese criminal justice system. It takes a particular focus on the highly public start of the mixed court, the saiban-in system, and the jury system between 1928-1943. This was the first time Japanese citizens participated as decision ...

Teaching Law and Criminal Justice Through Popular Culture

Teaching Law and Criminal Justice Through Popular Culture

Author : Julian Hermida
Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Business & Economics
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This volume shows how university and college professors can create an engaging environment that encourages students to take a deep approach to learning through the use of popular culture stories in law school and in criminal justice classrooms. The use of popular culture (films, TV shows, books, songs, etc.) can ...

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Crime Protest and Popular Politics in Southern England 1740 1850

Author : John Rule
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre : History
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Southern England has been studied considerably less than the industrializing north and midlands in the debate on the standard of living in the period up to 1850. Yet it is becoming clear that it was in the south and in the countryside that the greatest poverty and deprivation was to be ...

Crime  Law and Popular Culture in Europe  1500 1900

Crime Law and Popular Culture in Europe 1500 1900

Author : Richard McMahon,Richard McMahon, PH.
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Law
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Exploring the relationship between crime, law and popular culture in Europe from the 16th century onwards, this title looks at how crime was understood and dealt with by ordinary people, as well as looking at to what degree official law and the criminal justice system was rejected as a means ...

Theories of Crime Through Popular Culture

Theories of Crime Through Popular Culture

Author : Sarah E. Daly
Publisher : Springer Nature
Genre : Social Science
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This textbook brings criminology theories to life through a wide range of popular works in film, television and video games including 13 Reasons Why, Game of Thrones, The Office, and Super Mario Bros, from a variety of contributors. It serves as an engaging and creative introduction to both traditional and modern ...

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Author : Nicole Rafter,Michelle Brown
Publisher : NYU Press
Genre : Law
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From a look at classics like Psycho and Double Indemnity to recent films like Traffic and Thelma & Louise, Nicole Rafter and Michelle Brown show that criminological theory is produced not only in the academy, through scholarly research, but also in popular culture, through film. Criminology Goes to the Movies connects ...

British Crime Cinema

British Crime Cinema

Author : Steve Chibnall,Robert Murphy
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Performing Arts
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This is the first substantial study of British cinema's most neglected genre. Bringing together original work from some of the leading writers on British popular film, this book includes interviews with key directors Mike Hodges (Get Carter) and Donald Cammel (Performance). It discusses an abundance of films including: * acclaimed recent ...

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Crime Media and Reality

Author : Venessa Garcia,Samantha G. Arkerson
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Genre : Law
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Garcia and Arkerson look at the influence of crime news and true crime television series that prevent the public from distinguishing pure entertainment from the realities of crime and justice....