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Crime and media : a reader

Author: Chris Greer
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
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Features readings in the area of crime and media. This work tackles a range of issues including: theoretical perspectives; research methods; media influence; crime news and fiction; media, criminal  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Greer
ISBN: 9780415422390 0415422396 9780415422383 0415422388
OCLC Number: 441732844
Description: pages cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION Part 1: Understanding Media 1. The Public Sphere: An Encyclopaedia Article Habermas, J. 2. The Medium is the Message McLuhan, M. 3. A Propaganda Model Herman, E. and Chomsky 4. Encoding/Decoding Hall, S. 5. An Introduction to the Information Age Castells, M. 6. Simulacra and Simulations Baudrillard, J. 7. Neuromancer Gibson, W. Part 2: Researching Media 8. Research Approaches Ericson, R. Baranek, P. and Chan, J. 9. Reading the News Ericson, R. Baranek, P. and Chan, J. 10. The Determination of News Hall, S. 11. Dimensions of Genre Neale, S. 12. Frame Analysis Sasson, T. 13. The Debate About Media Influence Kitzinger, J. 14. Researching Cybercultures Bell, D. Part 3: Crime, Newsworthiness and News 15. Press Ideology: The Politics of Professionalism Chibnall, S. 16. The Construction of News Jewkes 17. What Makes Crime News? Katz 18. The Social Production of News Hall, S. Critcher, C. Jefferson, T. Clarke, J. and Roberts, B. 19. The Media Politics of Crime and Criminal Justice Schlesinger, P., Tumber, H. and Murdock, G. 20. Recovering Blackness - Repudiating Whiteness: The Daily Mail's Construction of the Five White Suspects Accused of the Racist Murder of Stephen Lawrence McLaughlin, E. 21. She Should be Punished': The 1983-1984 New Bedford `Big Dan's' Gang Rape' Benedict, H. Part 4: Crime, Entertainment and Creativity 22. The Typology of Detective Fiction Todorov, Tzvetan 23. The Dialectics of Dixon: The Changing Image of the TV Cop Reiner, R. 24. From the Hard-Boiled Detective to the Pre-Crime Unit Valverde, M. 25. Casino Culture: Media and Crime in a Winner-Loser Society Reiner, R., Livingston, S. and Allen, J. 26. The Gangster Film: Genre and Society Langford, B. 27. Monsters Inc.: Serial killers and Consumer Culture Jarvis, B. 28. Crimes of Style Ferrell, J, Part 5: Effects, Influence and Moral Panic 29. Imitation of Film-Mediated Aggressive Models Bandura, A., Ross, D. and Ross, S. 30. The Worrying Influence of `Media Effects' Studies Gauntlett, D. 31. From Bad Media Violence Research to Good: A Guide for the Perplexed Barker, M. and Petley, J. 32. Living with Television: The Violence Profile Gerbner, G. and Gross, L. 33. From Imitation to Intimidation: A Note on the Curious and Changing Relationship Between the Media, Crime and Fear of Crime Ditton, J., Chadee, D., Farrall, S., Gilchrist, E. and Bannister, J. 34. Folk Devils and Moral Panics: The Creation of the Mods and Rockers Cohen, S. 35. Rethinking "Moral Panic" for Multi-Mediated Social Worlds' McRobbie, A. and Thornton, S. Part 6: Cybercrime, Surveillance and Risk 36. Panopticism Foucault, M. 37. The Viewer Society Mathiesen, T. 38. The Maximum Surveillance Society: The Rise of CCTV Norris, C. and Armstrong, G. 39. (S)talking in Cyberspace, Virtuality, Crime and Law Brown, S. 40. Governance and the Internet Franko Aas, K. 41. Communicating the Terrorist Risk: Harnessing a Culture of Fear Mythen G. and Walklate, S. 42. Regarding the Torture of Others Sontag, S.
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