Cultural Criminology:

  title={Cultural Criminology:},
  author={K. Hayward and J. Young},
  journal={Theoretical Criminology},
  pages={259 - 273}
  • K. Hayward, J. Young
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Theoretical Criminology
  • Let us start with a question: what is this phenomenon called ‘cultural criminology’? Above all else, it is the placing of crime and its control in the context of culture; that is, viewing both crime and the agencies of control as cultural products—as creative constructs. As such, they must be read in terms of the meanings they carry. Furthermore, cultural criminology seeks to highlight the interaction between these two elements: the relationship and the interaction between constructions… CONTINUE READING
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