1. How are crime and crime control bound up with consumer culture’. Provide specific examples.
  2. What can we learn about the discipline of criminology from the debates that surround cultural criminology and deviant leisure?
  3. Do you agree with the statement that ‘there is no resistance at the point of consumption’?
  4. What do cultural criminologists mean when they say that, in certain circumstances, some of the emotions and subjectivities associated with consumerism can be criminogenic? Provide examples.
  5. Drawing on examples from the deviant leisure perspective, explain why criminologists should be interested in the transnational connections associated with global consumer culture.
  6. What do ultra realists mean by ‘special liberty’ and how is this concept likely to impinge on attempts to reduce the social and environmental harms associated with consumerism?
  7. Outline the main similarities and differences between cultural criminology, ultra realism, and deviant leisure. How does each approach differ in its approach to the crime-consumerism nexus?
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