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'Richly documented and convincingly presented' -- New Society Mods and Rockers, skinheads, video nasties, designer drugs, bogus asylum seeks and hoodies. Every era has its own moral panics. It was Stanley Cohen's classic account, first published in the early 1970s and regularly revised, that brought the term `moral panic' into widespread discussion. It is an outstanding investigation of the way in which the media and often those in a position of political power define a condition, or group, as a threat to societal values and interests. Fanned by screaming media headlines, Cohen brilliantly demonstrates how this leads to such groups being marginalised and vilified in the popular imagination, inhibiting rational debate about solutions to the social problems such groups represent. Furthermore, he argues that moral panics go even further by identifying the very fault lines of power in society. Full of sharp insight and analysis, Folk Devils and Moral Panics is essential reading for anyone wanting to understand this powerful and enduring phenomenon. Professor Stanley Cohen is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics. He received the Sellin-Glueck Award of the American Society of Criminology (1985) and is on the Board of the International Council on Human Rights. He is a member of the British Academy. behavioral psychology,behavioral sciences,communication and journalism,communication and media studies,demography,media studies,minority studies,personal transformation,politics and social sciences,psychology Psychology, Routledge

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Folk Devils and Moral Panics: The Creation of the Mods and Rockers (Routledge Classics)
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Cohen, Stanley

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Folk Devils and Moral Panics: The Creation of the Mods and Rockers (Routledge Classics)

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0415610168

Stanely Cohen's study of deviant groups - society's "folk devils" - and the public and media reaction to them, is widely hailed as a classic of its kind. With great insight he reviews recent theory and criticism about the concept of "moral panics" and discusses the moral panics surrounding the folk devils of recent times: ecstasy and designer drugs; the death of James Bulger; the "Name and Shame" campaign against suspected paedophiles; and the vilification of "bogus" asylum seekers.

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Publishing year: 2011
Publisher: ROUTLEDGE CHAPMAN & HALL
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Weight: 0,363 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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