This article reviews criminal justice themes in various popular culture media-chiefly comics, TV, and movies. It sets up a preliminary scheme for classification of motifs, points to areas that are crucial for research, and makes some general observations about the significance of some of the trends observed for criminological researchers of differing viewpoints. © 1990.
Newman, G. R. (1990). Popular culture and criminal justice: A preliminary analysis. Journal of Criminal Justice, 18(3), 261–274. https://doi.org/10.1016/0047-2352(90)90006-W