Amanda Rohloff, Chas Critcher, Jason Hughes, Julian Petley
Table Of Contents
List of illustrations Acknowledgements Contributors 1.Moral Panics in the Contemporary World: Enduring Controversies and Future Directions Amanda Rohloff, Julian Petley, Jason Hughes, and Chas Critcher Part 1: Rethinking Moral Panics 2.The Cautionary Tale: A New Paradigm for Studying Media Coverage of Crime Sarah E.H. Moore 3.The Journalist, Folk Devil Paul Lashmar 4.`Are We Insane?' The `Video Nasty' Moral Panic Julian Petley Part 2: Lifestyle, Risk and Health 5.Theorising Alcohol in Public Discourse: Moral Panics or Moral Regulation? Henry Yeomans 6.Moral Panics, Governmentality and the Media: A Comparative Approach to the Analysis of Illegal Drug Use in the News Jeremy Collins 7.`He Who Buries the Little Girl Wins!' Moral Panics as Double Jeopardy: The Case of Rule of Rose Elisabeth Staksrud and Jorgen Kirksaether Part 3: Crime and Deviance 8.From Media Hypes to Moral Panics: Theoretical and Methodological Tools Marcello Maneri 9.Moral Panic and Paedophilia: Where's the Risk? Morena Tartari 10.Creating a Folk Devil: The Moral Panic over `Chavs' Elias le Grand Part 4: Immigration, War and Terror 11.Moral Panic around the Burqa in France: An Eliasian Perspective Aurelie Lacassagne 12.Elite Power and the Manufacture of a Moral Panic: The Case of the Dirty War in Argentina John Oplinger, Richard Talbot and Yasin Aktay Index
Chas Critcher is Visiting Professor in Media and Communications at Swansea University and Emeritus Professor of Communications at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Jason Hughes is Professor of sociology at the University of Leicester, UK. Amanda Rohloff is a PhD Candidate in Sociology, School of Social Sciences, Brunel University, UK. Julian Petley is Professor of Journalism and Screen Media, School of Arts, Brunel University, UK.