xvii, 225 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Advances in criminology.
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Crime and the construction of historical narrative Does the representation fit the crime? : some thoughts on writing crime history as cultural text / Amy Gilman Srebnick Discourse and narrative in the history of criminology Criminological language and prose from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth centuries / Peter Becker Science and narrative in Italian criminology, 1880-1920 / Mary Gibson 'Robert Heindl's Berufsverbrecher' : police perceptions of crime and criminals and structures of crime control in Germany during the first half of the twentieth century / Herbert Reinke The reconstruction of events in police and criminal justice history Narratives of crime, historical interpretation and the course of human events : the Becker case and American progressivism / Allen Steinberg Sergeant Goddard : the story of a rotten apple, or a diseased orchard? / Clive Emsley Competing memories : resistance, collaboration and the purge of the French police after World War II / Jean-Marc Berlière Facts and fiction in police illegalisms : the case of controlled deliveries of drugs in France in the early 1990s / René Lévy Representations of crimes and criminals Private crimes and public executions : discourses on guilt in the Arrêts criminels of the eighteenth-century parliament of Paris / Pascal Bastien Rebels or bandits? : the representations of the 'peasants' war' in Belgian departments under French rule (1798) / Xavier Rousseaux The multiple lives of the Hungarian highwayman / Mónika Mátay and György Csepeli From Old Cap Collier to Nick Carter : or, images of crime and criminal justice in American dime novel detective stories, 1880-1920 / Wilbur R. Miller.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.