Resource spotlight: Crime, Media, Culture

This is part of a series of spotlights on resources available from the RGU library service.


Crime, Media, Culture describes itself as a peer reviewed, cross-disciplinary international journal for research that links criminological and cultural inquiry and investigates the relationship between crime, criminal justice, media and culture. The journal “explores a range of media forms (including traditional media, new and alternative media, and surveillance technologies) and has a special focus on cultural criminology and its concerns with image, representation, meaning and style”.

Some recent articles are:

Fighting crime, battling injustice: The world of real-life superheroes
Written by Elaine Fishwick and Heusen Ma. Published in 2015 in volume 11, issue 3, pp. 335-356.

The anatomy of written scam communications: An empirical analysis
Written by Elisabeth Carter. Published in 2015 in volume 11, issue 2, pp. 89-103.

Entering the Maze: Space, time and exclusion in an abandoned Northern Ireland prison
Written by Theo Kindynis and Bradley L. Garret.  Published in 2015 in volume 11, issue 1, pp. 5-20.

RGU library service provides access to this journal online from 2005 to the present day from Sage Premier.To take a look at the online journal you can always get access to it from the library’s journal list, simply follow the link, search for the journal, click the “S” icon, read the access information and then click the “Go” button to get access.

Alternatively you can follow this link, click “Go”, log in with your RGU username and password when prompted and see what the Crime, Media, Culture journal has to offer.

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