The Harms of Crime Media

The Harms of Crime Media

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qThis collection offers a sociological analysis of race, class, and gender stereotypes within crime media. Essays discuss particular examples of inequalities and stereotypes, consider the implications of such portrayals, and demonstrate how they influence the public's expectations and beliefs about real-world crimeq--Provided by publisher.Kubrin (2005), in a study of gangsta rap lyrics, argues that this code constructs a particular type of black masculinity that is centered on sexual conquest, materialism, nihilism, respect, ... They arrive at a luxury water- front condominium, complete with a Lincoln Navigator in the basement garage. ... growing drug trade have all contributed to real problems of crime and violence in urban communities. One ofanbsp;...

Title:The Harms of Crime Media
Author:Denise L. Bissler, Joan L. Conners
Publisher:McFarland - 2012-03-21


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