Crime and Media
Edited by Chris Greer
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Crime and Media by Chris Greer
Book DescriptionThis engaging and timely collection gathers together for the first time key and classic readings in the ever-expanding area of crime and media. Comprizing a carefully distilled selection of the most important contributions to the field, Crime and Media: A Reader tackles a wide range of issues including: understanding media; researching media; crime, newsworthiness and news; crime, entertainment and creativity; effects, influence and moral panic; and cybercrime, surveillance and risk. Specially devized introductory and linking sections contextualize each reading and evaluate its contribution to the field, both individually and in relation to competing approaches and debates. This book provides a single source around which criminology, media and cultural studies modules can be structured, an invaluable revision and consultation guide for students, and an extremely useful resource for scholars writing and researching across a wide range of relevant fields. Accessible yet challenging, and packed with additional pedagogical devices, Crime and Media: A Reader will be an invaluable resource for students and academics studying crime, media, culture, surveillance and control.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415422383
(246mm x 174mm x 38mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Aug-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Crime and Media, Paperback (August 2009)» View all books by Chris Greer
Features readings in the area of crime and media. This work tackles a range of issues including: theoretical perspectives; research methods; media influence; crime news and fiction; media, criminal justice and social control; and, new media and surveillance technologies.
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Author Biography - Chris Greer
Chris Greer is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at City University, London. His primary research interests lie at the intersections between crime, media and culture, and he has published widely in this area. Chris is also founder and co-editor of the award-winning Crime Media Culture: An International Journal.
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