In the 21st century celebrities and celebrity culture thrives. This book explores the much ted but little analyzed relationship between celebrity and crime. Criminals who become celebrities and celebrities who become criminals are examined, drawing on Foucault's theory of governance.
RUTH PENFOLD-MOUNCE is Lecturer in Criminology, University of York, UK. Her research interests include celebrity in relation to gossip, crime, victimization, consumerism and medicine as well as criminological theory, fascination and spectacle.