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News and civil society : the contested space of civil society in UK media / Jen Birks.

Author/Creator:
Birks, Jen.
Publication:
Burlington, Vermont : Ashgate, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (256 p.)
Subjects:
Civil society -- Great Britain.
Mass media -- Great Britain.
Law enforcement -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This timely book examines the representation of civil society in news media, exploring the popular understanding of this contested space in relation to conflicting legitimating frames: as the neo-liberal Big Society, activist political participation, or postmodern apolitical tolerance. With close reference to prominent news stories, including the UK state visit of Pope Benedict XVI, anti-austerity protests and industrial action, police infiltration of the environmental movement, and the Occupy camp at St Paul's Cathedral in London, News and Civil Society scrutinises different facets of contemp
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 Theorising Legitimacy in Civil Society and the Media; 3 Civil Society in the News: Case Studies; 4 The Good Society: Virtues, Interests, and Justice; 5 Uncivil Action: Legal and Moral Legitimacy; 6 Representation and its Alternatives: Political Legitimacy; 7 Civility in the Public Realm: Social and Personal Legitimacy; 8 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-317-08764-X
1-317-08763-1
1-4094-3616-0
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