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Media and crime

Yvonne Jewkes

Media and crime

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass media and criminal justice,
  • Mass media and crime,
  • Crime in mass media

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-305) and index.

    Other titlesMedia & crime
    StatementYvonne Jewkes
    SeriesKey approaches to criminology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP96.C74 J48 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 317 pages ;
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25403161M
    ISBN 109781848607026, 9781848607033
    LC Control Number2010927136

    Criminal visions: Media representations of crime and justice. Surette serves as a broad introductory survey of the topic area; Greer is recommended to those entering the field. Given that the theoretical foundation is illustrated by numerous case studies …. If you want to understand where his peculiar brand of satire comes from, this is a good place to start.

    It is an undeniable fact that the media has the power to cause moral panics and fear of crime in the public through their depictions of certain crimes and criminals, particularly based on their age, ethnicity, gender and social class. Media and crime book addition, the chapter on theorizing media and crime provides a solid introduction to the different theoretical perspectives that have been applied. This is essential reading for your studies in criminology, media studies, cultural studies and sociology. Social media is here to stay, and we need to think outside the box if we wish to understand this phenomenon, capitalise on its benefits, and prevent or minimise its negative effects in relation to crime and the criminal justice system. They also examine portraits of law enforcement, attorneys, and corrections. Each book in the series helps readers to make intellectual connections between criminology and other discourses, and to understand the importance of studying crime and criminal justice within the context of broader debates.

    Find out how pirates, the Japanese yakuza, Chinese triads, and modern drug cartels operate around the world. In this serieswe look at how it has changed the media, politics, health, education and the law. Well, usually. Despite the fact that there is not any actual media crime theory, the effects and influences of the media in relation to crime continues to be a thoroughly researched area of study by many sociologists, psychologists and criminologists.


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Bailey, F. In addition, a web gag on social media was imposed by a magistrate who suppressed the information that might compromise the trial. Cambridge, UK: Polity. It is an undeniable fact that the media has the power to cause moral panics and fear of crime in the public through their depictions of certain crimes and criminals, particularly based on their age, ethnicity, gender and social class.

Criticism of media actions and content was common but research was sparse and not rigorous until the Payne Fund studies of the s.

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Greer, C. This third edition: Explores innovations in technology and forms of reporting, including citizen journalism. The good There is no doubt social media has been beneficial for some criminal justice institutions.

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Thus, like many other advancements in communication technology, social media has a good, a bad and an ugly side when it comes to its relationship with criminal justice and the law.

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Other purposes include economic reasons, social change and informing the public of the criminal justice system. Social media can also be used as a tool for victim-blamingas occurred after the Kardashian robbery. Victimisation on social media platforms is not uncommon. From his early years, he made fun of the Christianity to which she was devoted, but learned from her the ethical compass that saw him through even a mischievously rebellious—and at times moderately criminal youth.

How to Subscribe Oxford Bibliographies Online is available by subscription and perpetual access to institutions. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. Whether it is in our daily news reports, movies, soap operas, books, video games or music, crime and deviance have become an indispensable theme for consumption.

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