Book review: Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street

Emma Arnold has published a book review of the Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art, edited by criminologist Jeffrey Ian Ross, for the Journal of Urban Design.

About the book

The Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art integrates and reviews current scholarship in the field of graffiti and street art. Thirty-seven original contributions are organized around four sections:

  • History, Types, and Writers/Artists of Graffiti and Street Art;
  • Theoretical Explanations of Graffiti and Street Art/Causes of Graffiti and Street Art;
  • Regional/Municipal Variations/Differences of Graffiti and Street Art; and,
  • Effects of Graffiti and Street Art.

Chapters are written by experts from different countries throughout the world and their expertise spans the fields of American Studies, Art Theory, Criminology, Criminal justice, Ethnography, Photography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Visual Communication.

The Handbook includes 70 images, a glossary and a chronology,.


Full text of Emma Arnolds review available at the Journal of Urban Design. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13574809.2018.1533400

Published Jan. 2, 2019 10:38 AM - Last modified Jan. 2, 2019 10:39 AM