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Law and Popular Culture

Michael Freeman

Abstract

This book contains a collection of chapters which explore the ways in which law interacts with and is represented in popular culture. In common with earlier volumes in the Current Legal Issues series, it seeks both a theoretical and methodological focus. This book covers a broad range of issues. It is divided into nine parts which cover introductory themes; law as represented in the cinema and television; law as represented in novels; law and music; popular representations of crime and punishment; law, sexuality and popular culture; human rights and popular culture; the cultural phenomena of t ... More

Keywords: law, popular culture, cinema, television, novels, music, crime, punishment, sexuality, mall

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199272235
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Freeman, editor
Professor of English Law, University College London

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Law in Popular Culture

Michael Freeman

Part IIntroductory Themes

Part II Reel Justice

Part III The Novel

Part IV Music

Part VCrime and Punishment

Public and Private Eyes

Lawrence M Friedman

Part VI Law, Sexuality, and the Popular Culture

Part VII Human Rights

Part VIII Some Other Cultural Phenomena

Part IX Law, Lawyering, and the Popular Culture

End Matter