The Scene of Violence: Cinema, Crime, Affect

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-12-14
  • Publisher: Routledge Caven
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A crucial question in the analysis of legal practices concerns the processes of identification with, in and as law ' a question of how and by what route law achieves its ends. While it is conventional to interpret the practices of law through the institutional sources of the legal tradition, Visions of Violence considers how law and legal practices figure in the cultural field; and, specifically, in film.

Author Biography

Alison Young is Professor of Criminology in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne.

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