Download e-book for kindle: Criminology Goes to the Movies: Crime Theory and Popular by Nicole Rafter,Michelle Brown

By Nicole Rafter,Michelle Brown

From a glance at classics like Psycho and Double Indemnity to fresh movies like site visitors and Thelma & Louise, Nicole Rafter and Michelle Brown express that criminological thought is produced not just within the academy, via scholarly learn, but additionally in pop culture, via movie. Criminology is going to the films connects with ways that scholars are already pondering criminologically via engagements with pop culture, encouraging them to take advantage of the typical international as a motor vehicle for theorizing and figuring out either crime and perceptions of criminal activity. the 1st paintings to deliver a scientific and complex criminological standpoint to endure on crime motion pictures, Rafter and Brown’s booklet offers a clean approach of taking a look at cinema, utilizing the techniques and analytical instruments of criminology to discover formerly omitted meanings in movie, eventually making the learn of criminological thought extra attractive and potent for college kids whereas at the same time demonstrating how theories of crime circulation in our mass-mediated worlds. the result's an illuminating new approach of seeing video clips and a pleasant method of studying approximately criminology. 

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