Celebrity Culture and Crime: The Joy of Transgression by R. Penfold-mounceCelebrity Culture and Crime: The Joy of Transgression by R. Penfold-mounce

Celebrity Culture and Crime: The Joy of Transgression

byR. Penfold-mounce

Hardcover | January 20, 2010

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In the 21st century celebrities and celebrity culture thrives. This book tackles the much noted but little analyzed realtionship between celebrity and crime. Criminals who become celebrities and celebrities who become criminals are examined in relation to Adorno and Horkheimer's culture industry.
RUTH PENFOLD-MOUNCE is Lecturer in Criminology, University of York, UK.
Title:Celebrity Culture and Crime: The Joy of TransgressionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pagesPublished:January 20, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230224687

ISBN - 13:9780230224681

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Cultural Criminology and the Joy of Transgression *  Celebrating Criminality and Cultural Criminology *  Culture Industry and Foucauldian Governmentality *  Resonance and Celebrated Criminality * Celebrated Criminality and Governance *  The Undermining of Celebrated Criminality * The Evolution of Celebrated Criminality * Bibliography