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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media and Popular Culture

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media and Popular Culture

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media and Popular Culture is a collection of over 120 entries written by an assembly of nearly two hundred leading international scholars. It asks how do people imagine crime and punishment? How do they go about thinking of deviance and reactions to it? To answer this, contributors look at media influences on the ways people think about crime and punishment--influences that include photography, movies, newspapers, detective novels, television, graphic arts, broadsides, myth, paintings, murals, the internet, and social media. It offers a foundational space for understanding the cultural life and imaginative force and power of crime and punishment. All of the articles appear online as part of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology.

Editors in Chief

 Nicole Rafter, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northeastern University

 Michelle Brown, Department of Sociology, University of Tennessee

Editorial Board

 Stefan Machura, School of Social Sciences, Bangor University

 Judah Schept, Department of Justice Studies, Eastern Kentucky University

 Katherine Biber, Department of Law, University of Technology Sydney

 Gray Cavender, Department of Justice and Social Inquiry, Arizona State University

 Eamonn Carrabine, Department of Sociology, University of Essex

Topics

Historical

Aspects of the criminal justice system

Aspects of criminology

Offenses

Mediums