Questions to the Exam:
According to Laur, fear of crme produced or caused the popularity of what consumer
Which of the following are the types of media anticrime programs?
TV Program that influence Sesame street
What is a PSA?
Crime, Society, Media-Exam 2 Review. The test is Thursday, December 6.
Note: The first section is review points for in-class lectures; they follow the order as posted on the course
website. The second section is review points from the book. You can bring
D r i ven t oE xt r em es
Fear of Crime and the
Commodification of Personal
Crime, Fear, Everyday Life
What are some
respond to crime in
Fear of crime
Fear of crimea state of anxiety or alarm
brought about by the fee
Today we consider what social conditions permit or
encourage the birth of
Until they become conscious they
never rebel, and until after they have
rebelled they cannot become conscious.
-George Orwell 1984
Questions for today
What is the motivation behind the rapid
expansion of med
According to Lawyer, Fear of crime produced the popularity of what consumer item?
Which of the following are the three basic types of media ad types?
A TV program that h
Mediated Crime Control
Images of crime and crime control are
now almost as real as crime and
criminal justice itself-if by real we
denote those dimensions of social life
Crime Control and the Media.
To consider how media forms are used in
Background to the moral panic model:
The concept of a moral panic emerged with the work of Cohen (1972) his was the first
systematic empirical study of how the media amplify deviance and public responses.
The media define a group of act as deviant and foc
Media Constructions of
Children: Evil Monsters
and Tragic Victims
Discussion about contradictory assumptions about children in
An examination of anxiety about childhood following the abduction
and murder of Jamie
Children as Evil Monsters or Tragic Victims:
Discussion about contradictory assumptions about children in contemporary Britain
An examination of anxiety about childhood following the abduction and murder of Jamie
A comparison of media representatio
Crime, Science, Media
Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be
truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common
man, the functionaries ready to believe and to act
without asking questions
- Primo Levi, writer, chemist, Auschwitz survivor.
Crime, Media, Prison
To be in prison so
What do we know about
prisoners and prison life?
Cool Hand Luke
The Shawshank Redemption
Prison Deaths 2001-2006
Chapter 7: Crime Films and Prison Films
Why are crime films so popular?
They allow audience to live out suppressed deviant fantasies.
Much appeal lies in the thrill of pursuing the baddie demonstrated in limited narritvie
Gangster or mob mo