Representing Order

Representing Order : Crime, Law and Justice in the News Media

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An analysis of news stories which focus on social deviance, law and justice. Using quantitative and qualitative content analyses, this study surveys the products of six news organizations over a one month period. It examines the features of each medium and how these shape what is communicated.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • tables, references, index
  • 0335097529
  • 9780335097524

Table of contents

Part 1 Theory and methods: representing order; media and markets; reading the news. Part 2 Longitudinal analyses: a murder story; a law reform story. Part 3 Cross-sectional analyses: news formats; source formats; crime and deviance; law and justice.
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