Moral Panics: The Social Construction of Deviance (Paperback)
  • Moral Panics: The Social Construction of Deviance (Paperback)

Moral Panics: The Social Construction of Deviance (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 21/08/2009
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Packed with new examples and material, this second edition provides a fully up-to-date exploration of the genesis, dynamics, and demise of moral panics and their impacts on the societies in which they take place. * Packed with updated and recent examples including terrorism, the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Towers, school shootings, flag burning, and the early-2000s resurgence of the "sex slave" scare* Includes a new chapter on the media, currently regarded as a major component of the moral panic* Devotes a chapter to addressing criticisms of the first edition as well as the moral panics concept itself* Written by long-established experts in the field* Designed to fit both self-contained courses on moral panics and wider courses on deviance

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781405189330

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