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Crime and criminals, Andy Koopmans, book editor

Label
Crime and criminals
Title
Crime and criminals
Statement of responsibility
Andy Koopmans, book editor
Title variation
Examining popular culture
Title variation remainder
crime and criminals
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses issues related to America's obsession with crime and criminals, especially as it is influenced and propagated by the media which can draw attention, distort facts, and even praise criminal acts
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6791
LC item number
.C72 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Examining pop culture
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Crime and criminals, Andy Koopmans, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ch. 1. Criminal heroes (1. America's criminal obsession / Ralph Hyatt -- 2. Crime and the media: myths and reality / Jay Livingston -- 3. Outlaw heroes / Roger A. Bruns -- 4. Robin Hood: legend and reality / Mark Goodman -- 5. D.B. Cooper: folk hero hijacker / Douglas Pasternak) -- ch. 2. Gangster (1. The gangster as tragic hero / Rober Warshow -- 2. Criminal hero worship / Fred Brunning -- 3. Why we love the Mafia in the movies / Peter Maas -- 4. The Mafia mystique perpetuates Italian American stereotypes / George De Stefano -- 5. The misconceptions about legendary gangsters / Allen Barra) --
  • ch. 3. Killers (1. The popularity of serial killers / Anastasia Toufexis -- 2. The appeal of serial-killer films / Richard Dyer -- 3. A fascination with violence propels the interest in serial killers / Steven A. Egger -- 4. The brilliant serial murderer as popular myth / Richard Tithecott -- 5. Copycats: serial killers inspired by film / Peter Schweizer -- 6. Serial-killer art has become a cultural fad / Alex Heard) -- ch. 4. Real crime protrayals in the media (1. The origins of "reality" crime television / Mark Fishman and Gray Cavender -- 2. Crime television distorts reality / Robin Anderson -- 3. The media influence the public's attitude toward the prison system / Carol P. Getty -- 4. The news media exploit the criminal justice system for profit / Terry Golway)
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9780737714326
Lccn
2002027885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm50253158
Label
Crime and criminals, Andy Koopmans, book editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ch. 1. Criminal heroes (1. America's criminal obsession / Ralph Hyatt -- 2. Crime and the media: myths and reality / Jay Livingston -- 3. Outlaw heroes / Roger A. Bruns -- 4. Robin Hood: legend and reality / Mark Goodman -- 5. D.B. Cooper: folk hero hijacker / Douglas Pasternak) -- ch. 2. Gangster (1. The gangster as tragic hero / Rober Warshow -- 2. Criminal hero worship / Fred Brunning -- 3. Why we love the Mafia in the movies / Peter Maas -- 4. The Mafia mystique perpetuates Italian American stereotypes / George De Stefano -- 5. The misconceptions about legendary gangsters / Allen Barra) --
  • ch. 3. Killers (1. The popularity of serial killers / Anastasia Toufexis -- 2. The appeal of serial-killer films / Richard Dyer -- 3. A fascination with violence propels the interest in serial killers / Steven A. Egger -- 4. The brilliant serial murderer as popular myth / Richard Tithecott -- 5. Copycats: serial killers inspired by film / Peter Schweizer -- 6. Serial-killer art has become a cultural fad / Alex Heard) -- ch. 4. Real crime protrayals in the media (1. The origins of "reality" crime television / Mark Fishman and Gray Cavender -- 2. Crime television distorts reality / Robin Anderson -- 3. The media influence the public's attitude toward the prison system / Carol P. Getty -- 4. The news media exploit the criminal justice system for profit / Terry Golway)
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9780737714326
Lccn
2002027885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm50253158

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