Moral Panics / Edition 1

Moral Panics / Edition 1

by Kenneth Thompson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415119774

ISBN-13: 9780415119771

Pub. Date: 04/23/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

It is widely acknowledged that this is the age of moral panics. From the Bulger case to mad cow disease, newspaper headlines continually warn of some new danger and television programmes echo the theme with sensational docmenturies.
This concise survey will help student trace the development of ideas of moral panic and to analyse how changing public perceptions

Overview

It is widely acknowledged that this is the age of moral panics. From the Bulger case to mad cow disease, newspaper headlines continually warn of some new danger and television programmes echo the theme with sensational docmenturies.
This concise survey will help student trace the development of ideas of moral panic and to analyse how changing public perceptions are shaped and reflected through the media over time. Using examples drawn from:
* club culture and raves
* mugging
* sex and AIDS
* children, violence and the family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415119771
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/23/1998
Series:
Key Ideas Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.39(d)

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