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Hitting the panic button: policing/'mugging'/media/crisis

McLaughlin, Eugene (2008) Hitting the panic button: policing/'mugging'/media/crisis Crime Media Culture, 4, (1), pp. 145-154. (doi:10.1177/1741659007087280).

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Policing the Crisis (PTC) is an intriguing text that flickers hazily in the contested histories of both critical criminology and cultural studies in the UK. For 'the last of the true believers' within critical criminology, it remains the most thorough and sophisticated example of how to use Marxism to theorize the problem of crime. The strength of PTC lies in its hard-edged stance on analysis and prescription and its intellectually eclectic explanatory framework. Not surprisingly, re-reading Hall et al.'s analysis of 'mugging' and the news media in 2007 one realizes how much has altered since 1978.

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Published date: April 2008
Organisations: Social Sciences

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Local EPrints ID: 338243
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/338243
ISSN: 1741-6590
PURE UUID: e3567f42-4143-42ec-8e08-cff7e7f11f3a

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Date deposited: 11 May 2012 09:32
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:58

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Author: Eugene McLaughlin

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