Jenny Wise is a senior lecturer in Criminology within the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at the University of New England. Her research focuses upon the role of the CSI Effect changing criminal justice practices, dark tourism, and crime as a form of leisure. However, a love of pop culture sometimes diverts her research into new and interesting spaces.
ArticlesIntroduction The social roles of alcohol consumption are rich and varied, with different types of alcoholic beverages reflecting important symbolic and cultural meanings. Sparkling wine is especially notable for its association with secular and sacred celebrations. Indeed, sparkling wine is rarely drunk as a matter of routine; bottles of such wine signal special...Read more
ArticlesIntroduction Many people interpret the word ‘cult’ through specific connotations, including, but not limited to, a community of like-minded people on the edge of civilization, often led by a charismatic leader, with beliefs that are ‘other’ to societal ‘norms’. Cults are often perceived as deviant, regularly incorporating elements of crime, especially physical and...Read more