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The Resource Constructing crime : discourse and cultural representations of crime and 'deviance', edited by Christiana Gregoriou

Constructing crime : discourse and cultural representations of crime and 'deviance', edited by Christiana Gregoriou

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Constructing crime : discourse and cultural representations of crime and 'deviance'
Title
Constructing crime
Title remainder
discourse and cultural representations of crime and 'deviance'
Statement of responsibility
edited by Christiana Gregoriou
Title variation
Discourse and cultural representations of crime and 'deviance'
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Crime and criminals are a pervasive theme in all areas of our culture, including media, journalism, film and literature. Drawn from a range of areas including Spanish, English Language and literature, Music, Criminology, Law, Cultural, Criminal Justice and Gender Studies, the contributors in this cross-disciplinary collection explore how crime is constructed and culturally represented. The essays investigate the ways criminal discourse needlessly construct myths, generate fear and panic, and even hinder our personal freedoms and rights. They examine popular crime fiction and culture, and look at the ways identities are constructed in narratives of crime from across different ages and cultural contexts. Finally, the book addresses how crime can bring to light taboos, stereotypes and schmata relating to gender and sexuality"--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
364
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6030
LC item number
.C667 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1978-
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Gregoriou, Christiana
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  • Crime in popular culture
  • Crime in literature
  • Criminals in literature
Label
Constructing crime : discourse and cultural representations of crime and 'deviance', edited by Christiana Gregoriou
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The devil drives a Lada: the social construction of hackers as cybercriminals / D.S. Wall -- Scanning bodies, stripping rights? How do UK's media discourses portray airport security measures? / C. Gregoriou, P. Troullinou -- Narrative and historical truth in delayed civil actions for child abuse / T. Ward -- The edgier waters of the era: Gordon Burn's Somebody's husband, somebody's son / M. Colebrook -- Cogito ergo sum: criminal logic and mad discourse in Shutter Island / M. E. Iwen -- 'Armaggedon was yesterday - today we have a serious problem': pre- and postmillennial tropes for crime and criminality in fiction by David Peace and Stieg Larsson / R. Brown -- 'It's a sin [...] using Ludwig van like that. He did no harm to anyone, Beethoven just wrote music': The role of the incongruent soundtrack in the representation of the cinematic criminal / D. Ireland -- Criminal publication and Victorian prefaces: suspending disbelief in sensation fiction / M. Effron -- Crime through a corpus: the linguistic construction of offenders in the British press / U. Tabbert -- Popular faces of crime in Spain / A. Sinclair -- Reinventing the badman in Jamaican fiction and film / L. Evans -- Neurotecs: detectives, disability and cognitive exceptionality in contemporary fiction / S. Murray -- Engendering violence: textual and sexual torture in Val McDermid's The mermaids singing / K. Watson -- Life of crime: feminist crime/life writing in Sara Paretsky, Writing in an age of silence, P.D. James, Time to be in earnest: a fragment of autobiography, and Val McDermid, A suitable job for a woman: inside the world of women private eyes / C. Beyer -- Understanding Aileen Wuornos: pushing the limits of empathy / M. Koolen
Control code
766301146
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 249 pages
Isbn
9780230299771
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012406250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)766301146
Label
Constructing crime : discourse and cultural representations of crime and 'deviance', edited by Christiana Gregoriou
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The devil drives a Lada: the social construction of hackers as cybercriminals / D.S. Wall -- Scanning bodies, stripping rights? How do UK's media discourses portray airport security measures? / C. Gregoriou, P. Troullinou -- Narrative and historical truth in delayed civil actions for child abuse / T. Ward -- The edgier waters of the era: Gordon Burn's Somebody's husband, somebody's son / M. Colebrook -- Cogito ergo sum: criminal logic and mad discourse in Shutter Island / M. E. Iwen -- 'Armaggedon was yesterday - today we have a serious problem': pre- and postmillennial tropes for crime and criminality in fiction by David Peace and Stieg Larsson / R. Brown -- 'It's a sin [...] using Ludwig van like that. He did no harm to anyone, Beethoven just wrote music': The role of the incongruent soundtrack in the representation of the cinematic criminal / D. Ireland -- Criminal publication and Victorian prefaces: suspending disbelief in sensation fiction / M. Effron -- Crime through a corpus: the linguistic construction of offenders in the British press / U. Tabbert -- Popular faces of crime in Spain / A. Sinclair -- Reinventing the badman in Jamaican fiction and film / L. Evans -- Neurotecs: detectives, disability and cognitive exceptionality in contemporary fiction / S. Murray -- Engendering violence: textual and sexual torture in Val McDermid's The mermaids singing / K. Watson -- Life of crime: feminist crime/life writing in Sara Paretsky, Writing in an age of silence, P.D. James, Time to be in earnest: a fragment of autobiography, and Val McDermid, A suitable job for a woman: inside the world of women private eyes / C. Beyer -- Understanding Aileen Wuornos: pushing the limits of empathy / M. Koolen
Control code
766301146
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 249 pages
Isbn
9780230299771
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012406250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)766301146

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