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Images of Activism and Protest in Modern Art: Towards a Visual Criminology of Risk?

John Chamberlain, Marty Chamberlain Orcid Logo

XVIII International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology

Swansea University Author: Marty Chamberlain Orcid Logo

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The purpose of this paper is to critical investigate how images of political dissent and activism are represented in modern art. The paper argues that this raises significant questions surrounding the value-laden nature of criminological research concerned with post-modern representations of crime a...

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Published in: XVIII International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology
Published: Yokohama, Japan International Sociological Association 2014
Online Access: http://www.isa-sociology.org/congress2014/
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa29739
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Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to critical investigate how images of political dissent and activism are represented in modern art. The paper argues that this raises significant questions surrounding the value-laden nature of criminological research concerned with post-modern representations of crime and justice.
Keywords: crime, law, art, visual criminology
College: Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law