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Title Entertaining crime : television reality programs / Mark Fishman and Gray Cavender, editors.

Publication Info. New York : Aldine de Gruyter, [1998]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  364 E61E    Check Shelf
Description viii, 218 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Social problems and social issues
Social problems and social issues.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Introduction. Television reality crime programs : context and history / Gray Cavender and Mark Fishman. II. The audience of reality crime programs. The color of crime : perceptions of Caucasians' and African-Americans' involvement in crime / Mary Beth Oliver and G. Blake Armstrong -- "Crimewatch UK" : women's interpretations of televised violence / R. Emerson Dobash ... [et al.] -- Rating and reality : the persistence of the reality crime genre / Mark Fishman. III.
Ideology and social control. In "The shadow of shadows" : television reality crime programming / Gray Cavender -- "Cops" : television policing as policing reality / Aaron Doyle -- Armed with the power of television : reality crime programming and the reconstruction of law and order in the United States / Pamela Donovan. IV. Crime, criminals, and victims. The world of crime according to "Cops" / Paul G. Kooistra, John S. Mahoney, and Saundra D. Westervelt -- Mixed
messages : images of domestic violence on "reality" television / Dianne Cyr Carmody -- Crime fighting by television in the Netherlands / Chris Brants -- "Témoin N⁰. 1" : crime shows on French television / Hugh Dauncey.
Subject Reality television programs -- History and criticism.
Crime on television.
Added Author Fishman, Mark, 1947-
Cavender, Gray, 1947-
ISBN 0202306151 alkaline paper
020230616X paperback alkaline paper
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