Crime and Media
Edited by Chris Greer
Normal Price: $86.99
Your Price: $78.29 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.91 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
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.
Buy Crime and Media book by Chris Greer from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415422390
(246mm x 174mm x 33mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Aug-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Chris Greer
Sex Crime and the Media, Paperback (May 2012)
Sex crime has become one of the most intense areas of public and political concern in recent decades. This book explores the complex influences that shape its construction in the press.
Crime and Media, Hardback (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.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Crime and Media book by Chris Greer and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
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.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.