Crimes of style urban graffiti and the politics of criminality by Jeff Ferrell

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Published by Garland in New York .

Written in English

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  • Colorado,
  • Denver.


  • Graffiti -- Colorado -- Denver.,
  • Graffiti -- Social aspects -- Colorado -- Denver.,
  • Architecture -- Mutilation, defacement, etc. -- Colorado -- Denver.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-227) and index.

Book details

StatementJeff Ferrell ; photographs by Eugene Stewart-Huidobro.
SeriesGarland reference library of social science ;, vol. 774., Current issues in criminal justice ;, vol. 2, Garland reference library of social science ;, v. 774., Garland reference library of social science., v. 2.
LC ClassificationsGT3913.C62 D473 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 236 p. :
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1730245M
ISBN 100815308108
LC Control Number92034668

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His books include Crimes of Style: Urban Graffiti and The Politics of Criminology. He lives in Flagstaff, Arizona/5(33). About the author () Jeff Ferrell is Professor of Criminal Justice at Northern Arizona University.

His books include "Crimes of Style: Urban Graffiti and The Politics of Criminology. "He lives. Crimes of style: urban graffiti and the politics of criminality by Ferrell, Jeff. Publication date Topics Graffiti, Graffiti, Architecture, Graffiti, Subcultuur, Graffito, Kriminologie, Soziologie Publisher Boston: Northeastern University Press Internet Archive Books.

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