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Copycat Crime  

Ray Surette

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

Corpses, Popular Culture, and Forensic Science  

Ruth Penfold-Mounce

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Nov 2016
The dead body has a history of being a source of fascination for the living, with ancient narratives relating to mysterious corpse powers that have fed into how the dead are portrayed and ... More

Crime and Masculinity in Popular Culture  

Stephen Tomsen and Dick Hobbs

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Mar 2017
A focus on masculinity and crime has been an ongoing feature of popular culture, ranging from early pulp fiction, cartoons, popular music, commercial film and television, and contemporary ... More

Crime and Celebrity  

Lindsay Steenberg

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Mar 2017
This article brings together scholarship on crime and celebrity in media culture to offer an overview on the works that engage with their intersection points. Focusing on Anglo-American ... More

Crime Dramas as Social Science Fiction  

Stephen Wakeman

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Dec 2016
Popular culture has always displayed a fascination with topics of criminological significance. Crime, deviance, and the agencies of their control have long been a staple concern of ... More

Crime in Nineteenth-Century Literature  

Suzanne Daly

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

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 (CPTED)  

Paul Cozens and Terence Love

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Mar 2017
This chapter provides an overview of the principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). The paper focuses on the “dark side” of CPTED, a relatively underreported ... More

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