Entertaining Crime: Television Reality Programs / Edition 1

Entertaining Crime: Television Reality Programs / Edition 1

by Gray Cavender
     
 

ISBN-10: 020230616X

ISBN-13: 9780202306162

Pub. Date: 12/31/1998

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

In eleven original studies by social scientists, this is the first volume to focus on television reality crime programming as a genre. Contributors address such questions as: why do these programs exist; what larger cultural meaning do they have; what effect do they have on audiences; and what do they indicate about crime and justice in the late twentieth

Overview

In eleven original studies by social scientists, this is the first volume to focus on television reality crime programming as a genre. Contributors address such questions as: why do these programs exist; what larger cultural meaning do they have; what effect do they have on audiences; and what do they indicate about crime and justice in the late twentieth century? Adaptable at both undergraduate and graduate levels, Entertaining Crime will contribute to discussions of crime and the media, as well as crime in relation to other issues, such as gender, race/ethnicity, and fear of crime.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780202306162
Publisher:
Transaction Publishers
Publication date:
12/31/1998
Series:
Social Problems and Social Issues Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 8.68(h) x 0.50(d)

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