Crime and the Media by Sarah E.H. MooreCrime and the Media by Sarah E.H. Moore

Crime and the Media

bySarah E.H. Moore

Paperback | April 17, 2014

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Provides a critical discussion of crime in the media and equips students with a better understanding of the key theoretical concepts and methodological tools for undertaking media analysis. Examining both real and fictional representations of crime and criminal justice agencies, this is the essential textbook for crime and media courses.





Sarah E.H. Moore is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Criminology and Sociology at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. She has published widely in international journals, including theBritish Journal of CriminologyandCrime, Media, Culture. She is also the author ofRibbon Culture(2008) which won the BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Priz...
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Title:Crime and the MediaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.68 inPublished:April 17, 2014Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230302890

ISBN - 13:9780230302891

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- PART I: CRIME IN THE NEWS.- Introduction.- 1. How Does Crime Become News?.- 2. Terrorism in the News.- 3. Victims of Sexual Violence in the News.- 4. Crime News Effects.- PART II: CONCEPTUALISING MEDIA COVERAGE OF CRIME.- Introduction.- 5. Moral Panics.- 6. Cautionary Tales.- 7. Crime Legends.- 8. Cultural Trauma.- PART III: ANALYSING THE MEDIA.- Introduction.- 9. Content Analysis.- 10.Narrative Analysis.- 11. Discourse Analysis.- PART IV: FICTIONAL WORLDS OF CRIME, JUSTICE, AND ORDER .- Introduction.- 12. Revenge and Retribution in Deadwood.- 13. Prison and Rehabilitation in A Clockwork Orange: Thinking afresh about 'what works'.- 14. Stories of Criminal Detection from Christie to CSI.- 15. Passing Judgement: The 'Double Trial Structure' of Four Hollywood Legal Dramas .- 16. 'Real-Life' Crime and Police-Work in Cops.- Conclusion.