Nightclub: Bouncers, Risk, and the Spectacle of Consumption

Nightclub: Bouncers, Risk, and the Spectacle of Consumption

By: George S. Rigakos (author)Paperback

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How the urban night is being redefined by club culture, violence and the bouncers who police it

About Author

George S. Rigakos is associate professor of law, criminology, and political economy at Carleton University, and the author of The New Parapolice: Risk Markets and Commodified Social Control, 2002.

Contents

1 Introduction; 2 The Nightclub as a Risk Market; 3 Policing and Bouncing; 4 Bouncer Culture; 5 Getting In; 6 Getting Noticed; 7 Getting Home; Conclusions; Epilogue: Confessions of a Playa Hata

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773533622
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780773533622
  • ISBN10: 0773533621

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