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Threatened children : rhetoric and concern about child-victims

Author: Joel Best
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1993, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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"Child abuse, incest, child molestation, Halloween sadism, child pornography: although clearly not new problems, they have attracted more attention than ever before. Threatened Children asks why. Joel Best analyzes the rhetorical tools used by child advocates when making claims aimed at raising public anxiety and examines the media's role in transmitting reformers' claims and the public's response to the frightening  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Best
ISBN: 0226044262 9780226044262 0226044254 9780226044255
OCLC Number: 30455073
Description: xii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Joel Best.

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"Child abuse, incest, child molestation, Halloween sadism, child pornography: although clearly not new problems, they have attracted more attention than ever before. Threatened Children asks why. Joel Best analyzes the rhetorical tools used by child advocates when making claims aimed at raising public anxiety and examines the media's role in transmitting reformers' claims and the public's response to the frightening statistics, compelling examples, and expanding definitions it confronts. Drawing on a wide range of sources, from criminal justice records to news stories, from urban legends to public opinion surveys, Best reveals how the cultural construction of social problems evolves."--Publisher's description.

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