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Visualizing Deviance

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The news - what we are told daily by newspapers and radio and television news - shapes our understanding not only of world events but also of the nature of society. The decisions made by journalists as to what is newsworthy therefore play a significant role in determining social values. In this provocative analysis of how these decisions are made, the authors suggest that in Western societies, the essence of news is its emphasis on social deviance and control.

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Author(s):
Richard V. Ericson, Patricia M. Baranek & Janet B.L. Chan
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1987
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0335155146
ISBN-13:
9780335155149
Number of pages:
390
Publisher:
Open University Press
Title:
Visualizing Deviance

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The news - what we are told daily by newspapers and radio and television news - shapes our understanding not only of world events but also of the nature of society. The decisions made by journalists as to what is newsworthy therefore play a significant role in determining social values. In this provocative analysis of how these decisions are made, the authors suggest that in Western societies, the essence of news is its emphasis on social deviance and control.

Author(s):
Richard V. Ericson, Patricia M. Baranek & Janet B.L. Chan
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1987
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0335155146
ISBN-13:
9780335155149
Number of pages:
390
Publisher:
Open University Press
Title:
Visualizing Deviance

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