Media, Crime, and Criminal Justice: Images, Realities and Policies / Edition 3

Media, Crime, and Criminal Justice: Images, Realities and Policies / Edition 3

by Ray Surette
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534551475

ISBN-13: 9780534551476

Pub. Date: 03/10/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Become a critical media consumer with MEDIA, CRIME, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE! With the rise of media's role in reporting crime and using crime as entertainment, the importance of the interplay between the mass media news and entertainment systems and the criminal justice system may be greater today than ever before. This criminal justice text provides a bridge between

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Overview

Become a critical media consumer with MEDIA, CRIME, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE! With the rise of media's role in reporting crime and using crime as entertainment, the importance of the interplay between the mass media news and entertainment systems and the criminal justice system may be greater today than ever before. This criminal justice text provides a bridge between relevant mass media research findings and criminal justice practice and corrects common misconceptions regarding the mass media's effects on crime and justice. An end-of-book glossary, chapter-by-chapter objectives, classroom discussion questions, and additional readings help you master the material and prepare for tests.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534551476
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/10/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Predators, Pictures and Policy: An Introduction. 2. Social Constructionism. 3. Crime and Criminality. 4. Crime Fighters. 5. The Courts. 6. Corrections. 7. Crime Control. 8. The Media and Criminal Justice Policy. 9. Media and Crime and Justice in the Twenty-First Century. Glossary. References. Index. Image Credits.

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