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High-profile crimes : when legal cases become social causes, Lynn S. Chancer

Label
High-profile crimes : when legal cases become social causes
Title
High-profile crimes
Title remainder
when legal cases become social causes
Statement of responsibility
Lynn S. Chancer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
O.J. Simpson. The Central Park jogger. Bensonhurst. William Kennedy Smith. Rodney King. These are more than crimes and criminals, more than court cases. They are cultural events that, for better or worse, gave concrete expression to latent social conflicts in American society. In High-Profile Crimes, Lynn Chancer explores how these cases became conflated with larger social causes on a collective level and how this phenomenon has affected the law, the media, and social movements. An astute and incisive chronicle of some of the most polarizing cases of the 1980s and 1990s, High-Profile Crimes sh
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
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Chancer, Lynn S.
Dewey number
364.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HV6789
LC item number
.C397 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Crime
  • Crime
  • Trials
  • Crime and the press
  • Crime in mass media
  • Mass media and public opinion
  • TRUE CRIME
  • Crime and the press
  • Crime in mass media
  • Crime
  • Crime
  • Mass media and public opinion
  • Trials
  • United States
Label
High-profile crimes : when legal cases become social causes, Lynn S. Chancer
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-306) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Larger symbolism of symbolic cases
  • When cases become causes
  • Rape of the Central Park jogger
  • Murder of Yusef Hawkins
  • In re the legal system
  • More on the press : journalistic divides
  • Taking sides : diverse public reactions
  • High-profile crimes and American culture
Control code
593356165
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 314 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282537491
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593356165
Label
High-profile crimes : when legal cases become social causes, Lynn S. Chancer
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-306) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Larger symbolism of symbolic cases
  • When cases become causes
  • Rape of the Central Park jogger
  • Murder of Yusef Hawkins
  • In re the legal system
  • More on the press : journalistic divides
  • Taking sides : diverse public reactions
  • High-profile crimes and American culture
Control code
593356165
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 314 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282537491
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593356165

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