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Title Entertaining crime : television reality programs / Mark Fishman and Gray Cavender, editors.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Aldine de Gruyter, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  364 En82    ---  Available
Description viii, 218 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Social problems and social issues
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Introduction. Television reality crime programs : context and history / Gray Cavender and Mark Fishman. II. The audience of reality crime programs. Color of crime : perceptions of Caucasians' and African-Americans' involvement in crime / Mary Beth Oliver and G. Blake Armstrong -- "Crimewatch UK" : women's interpretations of televised violence / R. Emerson Dobash ... [et al.] -- Rating and reality : the persistence of the reality crime genre / Mark Fishman. III. Ideology and social control. In "The shadow of shadows" : television reality crime programming / Gray Cavender -- "Cops" : television policing as policing reality / Aaron Doyle -- Armed with the power of television : reality crime programming and the reconstruction of law and order in the United States / Pamela Donovan. IV. Crime, criminals, and victims. World of crime according to "Cops" / Paul G. Kooistra, John S. Mahoney, and Saundra D. Westervelt -- Mixed messages : images of domestic violence on "reality" television / Dianne Cyr Carmody -- Crime fighting by television in the Netherlands / Chris Brants -- "Temoin No. 1" : crime shows on French television / Hugh Dauncey.
Subject Reality television programs -- History and criticism.
Crime on television.
Added Author Fishman, Mark, 1947-
Cavender, Gray, 1947-
ISBN 020230616X (pbk. : alk. paper)
0202306151 (alk. paper)

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