Captured by the Media
Routledge, May 13, 2013 - Social Science - 256 pages
This book turns on the television, opens the newspaper, goes to the cinema and assesses how punishment is performed in media culture, investigating the regimes of penal representation and how they may contribute to a populist and punitive criminological imagination.
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