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Crime, Justice and the Media [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780415444897Publication details: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2008.ISBN:
  • 9780203894781
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Crime, Justice and the MediaDDC classification:
  • 364.2 364.2/54 364.254
LOC classification:
  • P96.C74 M37 2009
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Contents:
BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; PREFACE; CHAPTER 1 Introduction - A Brief History of the Media Portrayal of Crime and Criminals; CHAPTER 2 Applying Theoretical Perspectives on the Media to Crime; CHAPTER 3 The Media and Moral Panics - Theories and Examples; CHAPTER 4 The Media Portrayal of Criminals; CHAPTER 5 The Media Portrayal of Victims; CHAPTER 6 The Media and the Criminal Justice System; CHAPTER 7 New Media Technology and Crime - Cybercrime; CHAPTER 8 The Media, Punishment and Public Opinion; REFERENCES; INDEX
Summary: Crime, Justice and the Media examines and analyzes the relationship between the media and crime, criminals and the criminal justice system. It considers how crime and criminals have been portrayed by the media over time, applying different theoretical perspectives on the media to the way crime, criminals and justice is reported. It focuses on a number of specific areas of crime and criminal justice in terms of media representation - these areas include moral panics over specific crimes and criminals (including youth crime, cybercrime and paedophilia), the media portrayal of victims
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BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; PREFACE; CHAPTER 1 Introduction - A Brief History of the Media Portrayal of Crime and Criminals; CHAPTER 2 Applying Theoretical Perspectives on the Media to Crime; CHAPTER 3 The Media and Moral Panics - Theories and Examples; CHAPTER 4 The Media Portrayal of Criminals; CHAPTER 5 The Media Portrayal of Victims; CHAPTER 6 The Media and the Criminal Justice System; CHAPTER 7 New Media Technology and Crime - Cybercrime; CHAPTER 8 The Media, Punishment and Public Opinion; REFERENCES; INDEX

Crime, Justice and the Media examines and analyzes the relationship between the media and crime, criminals and the criminal justice system. It considers how crime and criminals have been portrayed by the media over time, applying different theoretical perspectives on the media to the way crime, criminals and justice is reported. It focuses on a number of specific areas of crime and criminal justice in terms of media representation - these areas include moral panics over specific crimes and criminals (including youth crime, cybercrime and paedophilia), the media portrayal of victims