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Captured by the media : prison discourse in popular culture

Author: Paul Mason
Publisher: Cullompton, UK ; Portland, Or. : Willan, ©2006.
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This text aims to explore the increasingly important issue of the portrayal in the media and popular discourse of prisons and punishment, and its relationship to public attitudes and government penal policy.
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Captured by the media.
Cullompton, UK ; Portland, Or. : Willan, ©2006
(OCoLC)645809721
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Mason
ISBN: 1843921456 9781843921455 1843921448 9781843921448
OCLC Number: 60838308
Description: xii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Turn on, tune in, slop out / Paul Mason --
The function of fiction for a punitive public / Anna King and Shadd Maruna --
Red tops, populists and the irresistible rise of the public voices(s) / Mick Ryan --
Crime sound bites: a view from both sides of the microphone / Enver Solomon --
What works in changing public attitudes to prison: lessons from rethinking crime and punishment / Rob Allen --
Delivering death: capital punishment, botched executions and the American news media / Chris Greer --
'Buried alive': representations of the separate system in Victorian England / Helen Johnston --
Undermining the simplicities: the films of Rex Bloomstein / Jamie Bennett --
Creating a stir? Prisons, popular media and the power to reform / Yvonne Jewkes --
'The violence of images: inside the prison TV drama Oz / Brian Jarvis --
The anti-heroines of Holloway: the prison films of Joan Henry and J. Lee Thompson / Steve Chibnall --
Relocating Hollywood's prison film discourse / Paul Mason --
Future punishment in American science fiction films / Mike Nellis.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Mason.

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