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Transgressive Imaginations: Crime, Deviance and Culture (Critical Criminolo…



Transgressive Imaginations This book focuses upon the breaking of rules and taboos involved in ‘doing crime’, including violent crime as represented in fictive texts and ethnographic research. It includes chapters on topics of urgent contemporary interest such as asylum seekers, sex work, serial killers, school shooters, crimes of poverty and understandings of ‘madness’. Full description

The Generation of Postmemory: Writing and Visual Culture After the Holocaus…



The Generation of Postmemory Can we remember other people’s memories? The Generation of Postmemory argues we can: that memories of traumatic events live on to mark the lives of those who were not there to experience them. Children of survivors and their contemporaries inherit catastrophic histories not through direct recollection but through haunting postmemories–multiply mediated images, objects, stories, behaviors, and af… Full description