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Moral Panics: The Social Construction of Deviance

Moral Panics: The Social Construction of Deviance

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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

Keywords: moral panics, collective behavior, media, folk devils, witch craze, flag burning, ritual abuse

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
2
Page amount
304 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444307931
Printed ISBN
9781405189347

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