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Title The harms of crime media : essays on the perpetuation of racism, sexism and class stereotypes / edited by Denise L. Bissler and Joan L. Conners.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  364.254 H228 2012    ---  Available
Description vi, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Summary "This collection offers a sociological analysis of race, class, and gender stereotypes within crime media. Essays discuss particular examples of inequalities and stereotypes, consider the implications of such portrayals, and demonstrate how they influence the public's expectations and beliefs about real-world crime"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Media, crime and hegemony / Gary W. Potter, 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, Deirdre Sommerlad-Rogers -- "These kids are killing each other": gender-neutral vs. gender-specific framing in the school shooting media discourse / Brian Knop -- The social construction of methamphetamine in the print media / Teresa Roach -- Media vs. reality: who is the real female sex offender? / Bridget A. Hepner-Williamson -- 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, Joan L. Conners -- "Who are you?": shared responsibility and the victims of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation / Katherine Foss -- Macho cops, corner boys and soldiers: the construction of race and masculinity on HBO's The wire / Linda Waldron, 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, Eric Madfis.
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.
Crime. (OCoLC)fst00882984
Detective and mystery television programs. (OCoLC)fst00891577
Mass media. (OCoLC)fst01011219
Mass media and crime. (OCoLC)fst01011337
Mass media and criminal justice. (OCoLC)fst01011338
Racism. (OCoLC)fst01086616
Sexism. (OCoLC)fst01114686
Social classes. (OCoLC)fst01122346
Television broadcasting of news -- Objectivity. (OCoLC)fst01146801
Victims of crimes. (OCoLC)fst01166285
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Bissler, Denise L., 1971-
Conners, Joan L.
ISBN 9780786463800 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786463805 (softcover : alk. paper)

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