Law and justice as seen on TV /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Rapping, Elayne, 1938-
Format: Book
Published: New York : New York University Press, c2003
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. The return of the attorney-hero: politics and justice in the prime time courtroom
  • 2. Aliens, nomads, mad dogs, and road warriors: tabloid TV and new face of criminal violence
  • 3. Signs of the times: "OZ" and the sudden visibility of prisons on television
  • 4. Cameras, court TV, and the rise of the criminal trial as major media event
  • 5. The politics of representation: gender, violence, and criminal justice
  • 6. Television and family dysfunction: from the talk show to the courtroom
  • 7. Television and the demonization of youth
  • 8. Television, melodrama, and the rise of the victims' rights movement