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Moral Panics [electronic resource] : The Social Construction of Deviance

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781405189330Publication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2010.Edition: 2nd edISBN:
  • 9781444307931
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Moral Panics : The Social Construction of DevianceDDC classification:
  • 302.542 302/.17
LOC classification:
  • HM811.G667 2009
Online resources:
Contents:
MORAL PANICS; CONTENTS; Preface and Acknowledgements; Prologue; 1 Enter the Moral Panic; 2 The Moral Panic: An Introduction; 3 Three Theories of the Moral Panic; 4 The Moral Panic Meets Its Critics; 5 The Media Ignite and Embody the Moral Panic; 6 Deviance, Morality, and Criminal Law; 7 Collective Behavior; 8 Social Movements; 9 Social Problems; 10 The Renaissance Witch Craze; 11 Drug Abuse Panics; 12 The Feminist Anti-Pornography Crusade; Epilogue: The Demise and Institutionalization of the Moral Panic; References; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary: Packed with new examples and material, this second edition provides a fully up-to-date exploration of the genesis, dynamics, and demise of moral panics and their impacts on the societies in which they take place. Packed with updated and recent examples including terrorism, the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Towers, school shootings, flag burning, and the early-2000s resurgence of the "sex slave" scareIncludes a new chapter on the media, currently regarded as a major component of the moral panicDevotes a chapter to addressing criticisms of the first edition as well as the moral
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MORAL PANICS; CONTENTS; Preface and Acknowledgements; Prologue; 1 Enter the Moral Panic; 2 The Moral Panic: An Introduction; 3 Three Theories of the Moral Panic; 4 The Moral Panic Meets Its Critics; 5 The Media Ignite and Embody the Moral Panic; 6 Deviance, Morality, and Criminal Law; 7 Collective Behavior; 8 Social Movements; 9 Social Problems; 10 The Renaissance Witch Craze; 11 Drug Abuse Panics; 12 The Feminist Anti-Pornography Crusade; Epilogue: The Demise and Institutionalization of the Moral Panic; References; Author Index; Subject Index

Packed with new examples and material, this second edition provides a fully up-to-date exploration of the genesis, dynamics, and demise of moral panics and their impacts on the societies in which they take place. Packed with updated and recent examples including terrorism, the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Towers, school shootings, flag burning, and the early-2000s resurgence of the "sex slave" scareIncludes a new chapter on the media, currently regarded as a major component of the moral panicDevotes a chapter to addressing criticisms of the first edition as well as the moral