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Law and Justice as Seen on TV

Elayne Rapping
Format
Book
Published
New York : New York University Press, c2003.
Language
English
ISBN
0814775608 (cloth : alk. paper), 0814775616 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • The return of the attorney-hero: politics and justice in the prime-time courtroom
  • Aliens, nomads, mad dogs, and road warriors: tabloid TV and new face of criminal violence
  • Signs of the times: OZ and the sudden visibility of prisons on television
  • Cameras, Court TV, and the rise of the criminal trial as major media event
  • The politics of representation: gender violence and criminal justice
  • Television and family dysfunction: from the talk show to the courtroom
  • Television and the demonization of youth
  • Television, melodrama, and the rise of the victims' rights movement
  • Conclusion: the criminalization of American life.
Description
ix, 309 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-288) and index.
Technical Details
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