A Cycle of Outrage

A Cycle of Outrage : America's Reaction to the Juvenile Delinquent in the 1950s

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Examining the 1950s debate over the media and juvenile delinquency, this study shows how the development of youth culture and the rise of a mass-media society became intertwined and confused.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 156.2 x 235 x 18mm | 427.98g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • photos
  • 0195056418
  • 9780195056419
  • 1,745,078

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"[A] fascinating book....An enthralling exploration of reactions against popular culture....Raises valuable questions about whether the mass media should initiate or merely reinforce the fantasies they depict."-The New York Times Book Review "A marvelous exploration of the connections between culture and behavior in modern America....[The author] deeply illuminates our understanding of the contemporary US."-William M. Tuttle, Jr., University of Kansas
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