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Crime In Literature

Author : Vincenzo Ruggiero
ISBN : 1859844820
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Vincent Ruggiero's wide ranging study takes in several authors, including Victor Hugo, Camus, Cervantes and Emile Zola, and addresses themes such as organized crime, the links between crime and drugs, political and administrative corruption, concepts of deviancy and the criminal justice process.

Criminology Deviance And The Silver Screen

Author : J. Frauley
ISBN : 9780230115361
Genre : Social Science
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This text argues for the usefulness of fictional realities for criminological theorizing and analysis. It illustrates that a creative and critical social scientific practice requires craft norms rather than commercial norms that threaten to completely colonize higher education.

The Poetics Of Crime

Author : Michael Hviid Jacobsen
ISBN : 9781317021094
Genre : Social Science
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The Poetics of Crime provides an invitation to reconsider and reimagine how criminological knowledge may be creatively and poetically constructed, obtained, corroborated and applied. Departing from the conventional understanding of criminology as a discipline concerned with refined statistical analyses, survey methods and quantitative measurements, this book shows that criminology can - and indeed should - move beyond such confines to seek sources of insight, information and knowledge in the unexplored corners of poetically and creatively inspired approaches and methodologies. With chapters illustrating the ways in which criminologists and other researchers or practitioners working on crime-related questions can find inspiration in a variety of unconventional materials, writing styles and analytical strategies, The Poetics of Crime offers studies of police photography, classic and contemporary literature, silver screen movies, performative dance enactments and media images. As such, this volume opens up the field of criminological research to alternative and novel sources of knowledge about crime, its perpetrators and victims, authorities, motives and justice. It will therefore appeal not only to sociologists, social theorists and criminologists, but to scholars across disciplines with interests in crime, deviance and innovative approaches to social research.

The Oxford Handbook Of Criminal Law

Author : Markus D Dubber
ISBN : 9780191654602
Genre : Law
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The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law reflects the continued transformation of criminal law into a global discipline, providing scholars with a comprehensive international resource, a common point of entry into cutting edge contemporary research and a snapshot of the state and scope of the field. To this end, the Handbook takes a broad approach to its subject matter, disciplinarily, geographically, and systematically. Its contributors include current and future research leaders representing a variety of legal systems, methodologies, areas of expertise, and research agendas. The Handbook is divided into four parts: Approaches & Methods (I), Systems & Methods (II), Aspects & Issues (III), and Contexts & Comparisons (IV). Part I includes essays exploring various methodological approaches to criminal law (such as criminology, feminist studies, and history). Part II provides an overview of systems or models of criminal law, laying the foundation for further inquiry into specific conceptions of criminal law as well as for comparative analysis (such as Islamic, Marxist, and military law). Part III covers the three aspects of the penal process: the definition of norms and principles of liability (substantive criminal law), along with a less detailed treatment of the imposition of norms (criminal procedure) and the infliction of sanctions (prison or corrections law). Contributors consider the basic topics traditionally addressed in scholarship on the general and special parts of the substantive criminal law (such as jurisdiction, mens rea, justifications, and excuses). Part IV places criminal law in context, both domestically and transnationally, by exploring the contrasts between criminal law and other species of law and state power and by investigating criminal law's place in the projects of comparative law, transnational, and international law.

Varieties Of State Crime And Its Control

Author : Jeffrey Ian Ross
ISBN : 1881798208
Genre : Social Science
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State crimes include cover-ups, corruption, disinformation, unaccountability, violations of a domestic and/or international law and other broadly harmful practices committed under the authority of governments or their officials. This new anthology identifies the most frequent and harmful expressions of state criminality, and evaluates the success of atttempts to prevent such behaviour in seven industrialised democracies. Case study chapters are included for the UK, the US, Canada, Israel, France, Italy and Japan.

Constructing Crime

Author : C. Gregoriou
ISBN : 9780230392083
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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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.

Private Dicks And Feisty Chicks

Author : Cathy Cole
ISBN : 1920731288
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Written in the first person through the eyes of a crime writer, this is a fresh exploration of the ideas and theories that underpin crime fiction. Cole uses many of the conventions of crime writing to examine the influence of politics and feminism on the development of crime fiction, with a focus on Australian crime novels.

Der Garten Der Qualen

Author : Octave Mirbeau
ISBN : 9783955016548
Genre : Fiction
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Der Ich-Erzähler dieser Erzählung, ein rechter Lebemann, flieht nach gescheiterter Karriere als Politiker aus Paris, gerät in den Bann einer jungen Engländerin, Clara, und folgt ihr nach China. Dabei lernt er Clara kennen, die sich bald als exzentrisch und grausam-lüstern entpuppt und ihn Stufe um Stufe in den Garten der Qualen einführt. Die Folter wird als eine Kunstform gepflegt. Er lernt schlimmste Folterpraktiken kennen. Am Ende jedoch überwältigt auch sie das Gesehene und sie fällt in eine Ohnmacht und kommt immer wieder zu Besuch in den Garten der Qualen.

American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015066180442
Genre : American literature
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ISBN : STANFORD:36105122345049
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