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Title The harms of crime media [electronic resource] : essays on the perpetuation of racism, sexism and class stereotypes / edited by Denise L. Bissler and Joan L. Conners.
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  P96.C742 U638 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (vi, 255 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: media, crime and hegemony / Gary W. Potter and Victor E. Kappeler -- Constructing and reconstructing female sexual assault victims within the media / Venessa Garcia -- The social construction of serial murder victims: a multivariate level analysis / Janelle M. Eliasson-Nannini and Deirdre Sommerlad-Rogers -- "These kids are killing each other": gender-neutral vs. gender-specific framing in the school shooting media discourse / Brian Knopp -- The social construction of methamphetamine in the print media / Teresa Roach -- Media vs. reality: who is the real female sex offender / Bridget A. Hepner -- Monstrous, demonic and evil: media constructs of women who kill / Kate Whiteley -- Gangs, politics and media: lessons from the New York chapter of the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation / Louis Kontos -- Inequalities in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: stereotypes in the CSI investigators / Denise L. Bissler and Joan L. Conners -- "Who are you " shared responsibility and the victims of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation / Katie Foss -- Macho cops, corner boys and soldiers: the construction of race and masculinity on HBO's The wire / Linda Waldron and Cheryl Chambers -- Fictionalized women in trouble: an exploration of the television crime drama CSI: Miami / Sarah Rizun -- Ripped from the headlines: the depiction of sexual orientation-based hate crimes in television crime dramas / Nicholas Guittar -- Crime news sources and crime views: the relationship between news media exposure patterns and whites' opinions about criminal justice issues / Alicia D. Simmons -- Conclusion: cultivating bias in the media / Jack Levin and Eric Madfis.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Mass media and crime -- United States.
Crime in mass media.
Racism in mass media.
Sexism in mass media.
Social classes in mass media.
Victims of crimes in mass media.
Detective and mystery television programs -- United States.
Television broadcasting of news -- Objectivity -- United States.
Mass media and criminal justice -- United States.
Related Names Bissler, Denise L., 1971-
Conners, Joan L.
Related To Print version: The harms of crime media. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2012. Harms of crime media. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2012 9780786463800 (DLC) 2012005684
ISBN 9780786491353 (electronic bk.)
0786491353 (electronic bk.)
Standard # 9786613555977