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Law and Justice on the Small Screen

edited by Peter Robson and Jessica Silbey
Format
Book
Published
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub, 2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9781849462693, 1849462690
Contents
  • Introduction / Peter Robson and Jessica Silbey
  • Measuring humanity : rights in the 24th century / Lief H. Carter and Michael McCann
  • Television, pleasure, and the empire of force : interrogating law and affect in Deadwood / Rebecca Johnson
  • Making "bad apples" on The bridge : a production study of the making of a police drama / Anita Lam
  • Testing television : studying and understanding the impact of television's depictions of law and justice / Kimberlianne Podlas
  • Let's see how far we've come : the role of empirical methodology in exploring television audiences / Cassandra Sharp
  • Dark justice : women legal actors on basic cable / Taunya Lovell Banks
  • A third rapist? : television portrayals of rape evidence rules / Paul Bergman
  • Prosecutors and psychics on air : does a "psychic detective effect" exist? / Christine A. Cross
  • Lawyers in terrorism thrillers / Tung Yin
  • Til debt do us part : reality TV and the Financial Literacy Regulatory Project / Freya Kodar
  • Judging reality television judges / Nancy S. Marder
  • Television judges in Germany / Stefan Machura
  • Judge Judy : constructions of "justice with an attitude" / Marilyn Terzic
  • Reality TV and the entrapment of predators / Mark Tunick
  • Bordering on identity : how English Canadian television differentiates American and Canadian styles of justice / Ummni Khan
  • Television divorce in post-Franco Spain : Anillos de oro (Wedding rings) / Anja Louis
  • "McNutty" on the small screen " : improvised legality and the Irish-American cop in HBO's The wire / Sara Ramshaw
  • Torture and contempt of law in "24" : selling America new "patriotic" values / Ryan J. Thomas and Susan Dente Ross
  • Decoding the dark passenger : the serial killer as a force for justice : adapting Jeff Lindsay's Dexter for the small screen / Angus Nurse
  • Canada : ADR and The associates / Jennifer L. Schulz
  • Stranger danger? : sadistic serial killers on the small screen / Annette Houlihan.
Description
xv, 472 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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