The Harms of Crime Media: Essays on the Perpetuation of Racism, Sexism and Class Stereotypes Denise L. Bissler

ISBN: 9781280378065

Published: June 4th 2012

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262 pages


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The Harms of Crime Media: Essays on the Perpetuation of Racism, Sexism and Class Stereotypes  by  Denise L. Bissler

The Harms of Crime Media: Essays on the Perpetuation of Racism, Sexism and Class Stereotypes by Denise L. Bissler
June 4th 2012 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 262 pages | ISBN: 9781280378065 | 6.14 Mb

A scan of todays television programming reveals numerous media stories, factual and fictional, featuring some aspect of crime. These depictions can stray far from reality, with the effect of creating and reinforcing distorted impressions. This collection offers a sociological analysis of race, class, and gender stereotypes within crime media. Essays discuss particular examples of inequalities and stereotypes, consider the implications of such portrayals, and demonstrate how they influence the publics expectations and beliefs about real-world crime.



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