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Shots in the mirror : crime films and society.

Author: Nicole Hahn Rafter
Publisher: New York : Oxford Univ Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Criminologist Nicole Rafter analyzes the source of the appeal of crime films, and their role in popular culture. She argues that crime films both reflect and shape our ideas about fundamental social, economic and political issues.
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Hahn Rafter
ISBN: 1602563683 9781602563681
OCLC Number: 191038363
Description: pages
Contents: Note on Use of Dates; Introduction; 1 The History of Crime Films; 2 Why They Went Bad: Criminology in Crime Films; 3 Cop Films; 4 Courtroom Films; 5 Prison and Execution Films; 6 The Heroes of Crime Films; 7 The Future of Crime Films; Appendix: Films Cited with Release Dates; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.

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Criminologist Nicole Rafter analyzes the source of the appeal of crime films, and their role in popular culture. She argues that crime films both reflect and shape our ideas about fundamental social, economic and political issues.

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