The Poetics of Crime: Understanding and Researching Crime by Michael Hviid Jacobsen

By Michael Hviid Jacobsen

The Poetics of Crime presents a call for participation to re-evaluate and reimagine how criminological wisdom can be creatively and poetically developed, got, corroborated and utilized. Departing from the traditional realizing of criminology as a self-discipline all in favour of subtle statistical analyses, survey equipment and quantitative measurements, this e-book exhibits that criminology can - and certainly should still - flow past such confines to hunt assets of perception, details and information within the unexplored corners of poetically and creatively encouraged ways and methodologies. With chapters illustrating the ways that criminologists and different researchers or practitioners engaged on crime-related questions can locate notion in numerous unconventional fabrics, writing types and analytical recommendations, The Poetics of Crime deals reviews of police images, vintage and modern literature, silver reveal videos, performative dance enactments and media photographs. As such, this quantity opens up the sector of criminological learn to replacement and novel resources of data approximately crime, its perpetrators and sufferers, experts, factors and justice. it is going to consequently attraction not just to sociologists, social theorists and criminologists, yet to students throughout disciplines with pursuits in crime, deviance and cutting edge ways to social learn.

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The Poetics of Crime: Understanding and Researching Crime and Deviance Through Creative Sources

The Poetics of Crime offers a call for participation to think again and reimagine how criminological wisdom might be creatively and poetically built, acquired, corroborated and utilized. Departing from the normal realizing of criminology as a self-discipline considering sophisticated statistical analyses, survey tools and quantitative measurements, this booklet indicates that criminology can - and certainly may still - stream past such confines to hunt resources of perception, details and information within the unexplored corners of poetically and creatively encouraged methods and methodologies.

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