Cultural Criminology: An Invitation by Jeff Ferrell, Keith Hayward, Jock Young

By Jeff Ferrell, Keith Hayward, Jock Young

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Some student groups embrace drinking games and ritualized consumption; some see these as signs of social immaturity or impediments to academic success. To be ‘deviant’ in one subculture or on one campus is to be ‘normal’ in another; drinking is simultaneously normal, deviant, legal, and illegal, depending on circumstance and perception. Certainly it is an objective fact that some people do drink – but whatever deviancy drinking may or may not carry cannot be inherent in their acts of drinking; it is instead a cultural construction, a shifting assignment of meaning and label.

THE CORPORATION, 2003, Dirs Jenifer Abbott and Mark Achbar An insightful and entertaining documentary, The Corporation charts the rise to prominence of the primary institution of capitalism – the public limited company. ’ The answers are disturbing and highlight the problems associated with unchecked capitalism. The film also includes over 40 interviews with critics and corporate insiders, including Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Milton Friedman, Howard Zinn, and Michael Moore. com for some great links, information on how to study and teach the themes raised by the movie, and a number of case studies and strategies for change.

Over the following decades subcultural theory’s development continued in Britain, and specifically in the work of two British groups: the National Deviancy Conference (NDC), an organization of radical criminologists inaugurated at the University of York in 1968, and the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies (CCCS) of the University of Birmingham, widely known for its work on youth subcultures and its role in the development of cultural studies more generally. The timing of this shift to Britain resulted both from the later development in Europe of an affluent consumer society, and from the more general transition of all Western industrial societies to late modernity.

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