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White victims, black villains : gender, race, and crime news in US culture / Carol Stabile.

Author/Creator:
Stabile, Carol A.
Publication:
New York ; London : Routledge, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 235 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Crime and the press -- United States -- History.
African Americans -- Press coverage -- History.
Women -- Press coverage -- United States -- History.
Contents:
"The most disgusting objects of both sexes" : gender and race in the episodic crime news of the 1830s
The cult of dead womanhood : protectors, villains, and victims in the origins of serialized crime news
"The innocent cause of all these troubles" : black victims and the 1863 anti-draft riots
"The malicious and untruthful white press" : lynch narratives and criminalization
Monopolists of reason : the demise of sentimental crime reporting
From the war on poverty to the war on crime
Criminalizing black culture.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-228) and index.
ISBN:
0415374812 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0415374928 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
62872842
Publisher Number:
9780415374811
9780415374927