Constructing Crime: Discourse and Cultural Representations of Crime and 'Deviance'

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C. Gregoriou
Springer, Feb 29, 2012 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 249 pages
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Crime and criminals are a pervasive theme in all areas of our culture, including media, journalism, film and literature. This book explores how crime is constructed and culturally represented through a range of areas including Spanish, English Language and Literature, Music, Criminology, Gender, Law, Cultural and Criminal Justice Studies.
 

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Contents

2 Constructing Criminal Fictions
62
3 Constructing Social Identities and Wrongdoings
128
4 Constructing Gendered Crime
192

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CHARLOTTE BEYER Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Gloucestershire, UK RICHARD BROWN Reader in Modern Literature at the University of Leeds, UK MARTYN COLEBROOKPhD candidate MALCAH EFFRON Adjunct Faculty at the Community College of Baltimore County, USA LUCY EVANS Lecturer in Postcolonial Literature at the University of Leicester, UK DAVID IRELAND Film music psychologist currently completing a PhD at the School of Music, University of Leeds, UK MICHELLE E. IWEN Manages the Creative Writing program at Arizona State University and teaches English at Mesa Community College, USA MANDY KOOLEN Lecturer in English and Women's Studies at Laurentian University, Canada STUART MURRAY Professor of Contemporary Literatures and Film, and Director of Medical Humanities Research, in the School of English at the University of Leeds, UK ALISON SINCLAIR Professor of Modern Spanish Literature and Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge, UK ULRIKE TABBERT PhD student of English Language at the University of Huddersfield, UK PINELOPI TROULLINOU Research Assistant for the EU fp7 project ICT ethics, and PhD candidate at the University of Leeds, UK DAVID S. WALL Professor of Criminology at Durham University, UK TONY WARD Reader in Law at the University of Hull, UK KATE WATSON PhD graduate in English Literature from Cardiff University, UK

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