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Crime and Media: Understanding the Connections

Greer, Chris (2009) 'Crime and Media: Understanding the Connections.' In: Hale, Chris and Hayward, Keith and Wahadin, Azrini and Wincup, Emma, (eds.) Criminology, (second edition). Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0199227297

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Abstract

The contemporary era – whether we term it the information society, the network society, the image world, postmodernity, or late modernity – is a fundamentally mediatised era. It is also an era in which high crime rates and high levels of concern about crime have become accepted as ‘normal’. The rapid and relentless development of information and communication technologies (ICTs) over the past one hundred years has shaped the modern age, transforming the relations between space, time and identity.

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology, Department of
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 13 May 2020 14:53
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2020 17:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/27477

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