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 contemporary motion pictures like site visitors and Thelma & Louise, Nicole Rafter and Michelle Brown exhibit 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 Movies connects with ways that scholars are already pondering criminologically via engagements with pop culture, encouraging them to take advantage of the standard global as a car for theorizing and figuring out either crime and perceptions of criminal activity. the 1st paintings to deliver a scientific and complicated criminological viewpoint to undergo on crime motion pictures, Rafter and Brown’s publication presents a clean method of cinema, utilizing the thoughts and analytical instruments of criminology to discover formerly disregarded meanings in movie, eventually making the examine of criminological conception extra attractive and potent for college kids whereas concurrently demonstrating how theories of crime flow in our mass-mediated worlds. the result's an illuminating new method of seeing video clips and a pleasant method of studying approximately criminology. 

 

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