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Crime is among many circles of culture: videogames, rock, literature and cinema. It has become an aesthetic model. How far can it get? Reality and fiction. Where is the boundary? Is violence necessary in cinema, literature or videogames? How did they become an essential element? Crime has become an added element of the current popular culture thanks to its widespreading through novel, films, television, or comics. It has been introduced to the extent of being included as an element of the language of our time which imbues culture and works as an aesthetic model for many. The author, Francisco Pérez Fernández, a specialist in Criminology, offers us an overview of some motley expressions of crime regarding their typologies, varieties and protagonists, as a mass phenomenon popularized by several sources and aesthetics trends of the entertaining business. This work covers the most varied expressions of crime insisting in a special manner on its typologies, varieties and protagonists, as a mass phenomenon popularized by several sources and aesthetics trends of the entertaining business. Crime has become an added part of the current popular culture thanks to its widespreading through novels, films, television, videogames or comics. It has been introduced to the extent of becoming an element of our current language which imbues culture and works as an aesthetic model for many. This work deals with the crime phenomenon as a catalyst of pop culture in an accessible, acute, and efficient manner, and without giving up the rigor required by the subject.

About the Author

Francisco Pérez Fernández is the Department Coordinator of Criminology in the Camilo José Cela University, in which he is also Psychology Professor. The author was born in Madrid in 1969; he earned his PhD in Philosophy in 1997. Since then he has developed a long teaching and researching career, having published more than thirty reports in scientific journals. Lecturer, with frequent appearances in the media, and author of several essays such as Imbéciles morales (2003) or Duendes en el laberinto (2005), he has also introduced himself in literary fiction publishing his first novel La version del minotauro.

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ISBN:
9788499672304
Author:
Fernández, Francisco Pérez
Publisher:
Nowtilus
Author:
Perez Fernandez, Francisco
Author:
Francisco Perez Fernandez
Subject:
Criminology
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Biblioteca del crimen
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
Spanish
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.5 x 0.71 in 1 lb

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