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Constructing Crime Perspectives on Making News and Social Problems

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ISBN-10: 1577664469

ISBN-13: 9781577664468

Edition: 2nd 2006

Authors: Gary W. Potter, Victor E. Kappeler

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Book details

List price: $39.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Waveland Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

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Crime waves as ideology
Fear and loathing on reality television : an analysis of America's most wanted and unsolved mysteries
State managers, intellectuals, and the media : a content analysis of ideology in experts' quotes in feature newspaper articles on crime
The gang initiation rite as a motif in contemporary crime discourse
The presentation of drugs in the news media : the news sources involved in the construction of social problems
The social construction of an alcohol problem : the case of mothers against drunk drivers and social control in the 1980s
Coverage of domestic violence fatalities by newspapers in Washington state
The media construction of stalking stereotypes
The role of television news in the construction of school violence as a "moral panic"
Constructing "crime" : media coverage of individual and organizational wrongdoing
"Road warriors" on "hair-trigger highways" : cultural resources and the media's construction of the 1987 freeway shootings problem
Crime, news and fear of crime : toward an identification of audience effects
Perceived fears : the reporting patterns of juvenile homicide in Chicago newspapers
"All the news that's fit to print" : a content analysis of the correctional debate in the New York Times
Dominant ideology and drugs in the media
Breaking news : how local TV news and real-world conditions affect fear of crime