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Crime Films  

Ferdinando Spina

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Aug 2017
Cinema, together with television, has proved to be perhaps the most extensive, popular, and powerful medium in the representation of crime. From a criminological point of view, the crime ... 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

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

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

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