Constructing Crime

Discourse and Cultural Representations of Crime and ‘Deviance’

  • Christiana Gregoriou

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Constructing Criminal Facts

  3. Constructing Criminal Fictions

  4. Constructing Social Identities and Wrongdoings

  5. Constructing Gendered Crime

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 238-249

About this book


Crime and criminals are a pervasive theme in all areas of our culture, including media, journalism, film and literature. This book explores how crime is constructed and culturally represented through a range of areas including Spanish, English Language and Literature, Music, Criminology, Gender, Law, Cultural and Criminal Justice Studies.


child abuse cinema crime criminal justice criminology fiction film journalism language linguistics media Victorian era

Editors and affiliations

  • Christiana Gregoriou
    • 1
  1. 1.School of EnglishUniversity of LeedsUK

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