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Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 200-210) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Mediatization, modernity and globalization: crime and law in media culture? Approaching media, crime, and culture Thought-crime prevention? Early conceptions of the mass and the media Media messaging in modernity The global soul? Globalization, identity and media culture The emergence of the media hybrid The academe and the study of media, crime and law Modern media and the criminological project: dichotomies and dilemmas 2. Real crime/crime stories: the collapse of fantasy and fact? Crime: metaphorically speaking, a practice? Crime dramas: the collapse of the 'real'? Will the missing context please stand up? 'Implosion' and its problems 3. Novel forms, dramatic scenes: crime and law in popular culture Reading crime fiction: crime in popular culture Reading law film Reading the fictive: doing the culture 4. Does splatter matter? Representing violence, regulating consumption A passionate cause: the splatter effect Representing violence and the body Contestation and cultures of violence The political and the aesthetic: gendered violence Does splatter (still) matter? 5. (S)talking in cyberspace: virtuality, crime and law Cyberspace and cybercultures: approaching the prosthetic Crime, law and the cyber The virtual/real: where does it leave crime and law? 6. Crime, law and media futures Cartographic convolutions? The media mapping of crime and law Beyond and outside the postmodern Crime and law in media culture Entailments, ethics and crime, law, media, futures.
P96.C74 B76 2003
Buckingham ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 2003.