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Product Description: This book identifies, traces, and interrogates contemporary American culture's fascination with forensic science. It looks to the many different sites, genres, and media where the forensic has become a cultural commonplace. It turns firstly to the most visible spaces where forensic science has captured the collective imagination: crime films and television programs...read more

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9780415891882 | Routledge, December 12, 2012, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This book identifies, traces, and interrogates contemporary American culture's fascination with forensic science.

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Product Description: Originally published as a series on Reality Sandwich and The Huffington Post, Exile Nation is a work of “spiritual journalism” that grapples with the themes of drugs, prisons, politics, and spirituality through Shaw’s personal story...read more

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9781593764418 | Soft Skull Pr, May 8, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Originally published as a series on Reality Sandwich and The Huffington Post, Exile Nation is a work of “spiritual journalism” that grapples with the themes of drugs, prisons, politics, and spirituality through Shaw’s personal story.

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Product Description: What accounts for the persistence of the figure of the black criminal in popular culture created by African Americans? Unearthing the overlooked history of art that has often seemed at odds with the politics of civil rights and racial advancement, Under a Bad Sign explores the rationale behind this tradition of criminal self-representation from the Harlem Renaissance to contemporary gangsta culture...read more

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9780226550350 | Univ of Chicago Pr, July 15, 2011, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: What accounts for the persistence of the figure of the black criminal in popular culture created by African Americans?

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9780226550367 | Univ of Chicago Pr, July 15, 2011, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: What accounts for the persistence of the figure of the black criminal in popular culture created by African Americans?

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A historical account of how serial killers have become famous in American culture looks at the consequences of their fame and examines how that fame has been used in both the popular media and law enforcement, profiling a variety of notorious murderers and their influence on popular culture, from 1893 killer H. H. Holmes to terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden.

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9780226738673 | Univ of Chicago Pr, August 21, 2005, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: A historical account of how serial killers have become famous in American culture looks at the consequences of their fame and examines how that fame has been used in both the popular media and law enforcement, profiling a variety of notorious murderers and their influence on popular culture, from 1893 killer H.

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9780226738697 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 1, 2006, cover price $28.00

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Product Description: A collection of the best articles of the widely acclaimed, Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, with a Foreword by Philip Jenkins. Covers comic books, mass media, fiction, and film.
By Sean E. Anderson (editor) and Gregory J. Howard (editor)

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9780911577426 | Criminal Justice Pr, June 30, 1998, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A collection of the best articles of the widely acclaimed, Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, with a Foreword by Philip Jenkins.

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