Constructing Crime

Discourse and Cultural Representations of Crime and 'Deviance'

Editors: Gregoriou, C. (Ed.)

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Crime and criminals are a pervasive theme in all areas of our culture, including media, journalism, film and literature. This book explores how crime is constructed and culturally represented through a range of areas including Spanish, English Language and Literature, Music, Criminology, Gender, Law, Cultural and Criminal Justice Studies.

About the authors

CHARLOTTE BEYER Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Gloucestershire, UK RICHARD BROWN Reader in Modern Literature at the University of Leeds, UK MARTYN COLEBROOKPhD candidate MALCAH EFFRON Adjunct Faculty at the Community College of Baltimore County, USA LUCY EVANS Lecturer in Postcolonial Literature at the University of Leicester, UK DAVID IRELAND Film music psychologist currently completing a PhD at the School of Music, University of Leeds, UK MICHELLE E. IWEN Manages the Creative Writing program at Arizona State University and teaches English at Mesa Community College, USA MANDY KOOLEN Lecturer in English and Women's Studies at Laurentian University, Canada STUART MURRAY Professor of Contemporary Literatures and Film, and Director of Medical Humanities Research, in the School of English at the University of Leeds, UK ALISON SINCLAIR Professor of Modern Spanish Literature and Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge, UK ULRIKE TABBERT PhD student of English Language at the University of Huddersfield, UK PINELOPI TROULLINOU Research Assistant for the EU fp7 project ICT ethics, and PhD candidate at the University of Leeds, UK DAVID S. WALL Professor of Criminology at Durham University, UK TONY WARD Reader in Law at the University of Hull, UK KATE WATSON PhD graduate in English Literature from Cardiff University, UK

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Introduction and Rationale

    Gregoriou, Christiana

    Pages 3-3

  • The Devil Drives a Lada: The Social Construction of Hackers as Cybercriminals

    Wall, David S.

    Pages 4-18

  • Scanning Bodies, Stripping Rights? How Do UK Media Discourses Portray Airport Security Measures?

    Gregoriou, Christiana (et al.)

    Pages 19-33

  • Narrative and Historical Truth in Delayed Civil Actions for Child Abuse

    Ward, Tony

    Pages 34-47

  • The Edgier Waters of the Era: Gordon Burn’s Somebody’s Husband, Somebody’s Son

    Colebrook, Martyn

    Pages 48-61

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Constructing Crime
Book Subtitle
Discourse and Cultural Representations of Crime and 'Deviance'
Editors
  • C. Gregoriou
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-39208-3
DOI
10.1057/9780230392083
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-29977-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33540-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 249
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