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Aerial, Satellite, and Drone Technology  

Arthur Holland Michel

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Alternatives to Incarceration  

Faye S. Taxman and Alex Breno

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Apr 2017
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Sentencing
Alternatives to incarceration are more than options, they have evolved into sentences of their own accord. Originally, probation and prison were the two major sentences; however, the ... More

American Lawyer and Courtroom Comedies  

David Ray Papke

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Nov 2016
A large amount of American law-related popular culture is comedic. Inexpensive literature, Hollywood movies, and prime-time series routinely include images of amusing lawyers and accounts ... More

American Trial Films and the Popular Culture of Law  

Jessica Silbey

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Feb 2017
The American trial and American cinema share certain epistemological tendencies. Both stake claims to an authoritative form of knowledge based on the indubitable quality of observable ... More

Fakes and Forgeries in Art, and the More Specific Term “Art Fraud”: A Criminological Perspective  

Kenneth Polk

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Dec 2016
Fakes and forgeries are topics of frequent and agitated discussion in the art world. For criminologists, this interests shifts to art fraud because of its fit with issues of non-authentic ... More

Bank Robbery in Popular Culture  

Chad Posick

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Jan 2017
Bank robbery is an uncommon, but highly fascinating, type of crime. The media often focus on bank robberies, especially if an event was violent or involved weapons. However, data show that ... More

Capital Punishment, Closure, and Media  

Jody Madeira

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Nov 2016
In contemporary society, “closure” refers to “end to a traumatic event or an emotional process” (Berns, 2011, pp. 18–19)—and, in the more specific context of capital punishment, ... More

Car Crimes and the Cultural Imagination  

Thalia Anthony and Kieran Tranter

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Nov 2016
The car and crime become entrenched in the cultural imagination with the widely circulated images of the bullet-hole-ravaged Ford V8 that Bonnie (Parker) and Clyde (Barrow) were in when ... More

Consumer Fraud  

Shanna R. Van Slyke and Leslie A. Corbo

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Apr 2017
Consumer fraud is the intentional deception of one or more individuals with the promise of goods, services, or other financial benefits that either never existed, were never going to be ... More

Content Analysis in the Study of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture  

Lisa A. Kort-Butler

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Sep 2016
Content analysis is considered both a quantitative and a qualitative research method. The overarching goal of much of the research using this method is to demonstrate and understand how ... More

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