Download e-book for iPad: Captured by the Media: Prison Discourse in Media Culture by Paul Mason

Download e-book for iPad: Captured by the Media: Prison Discourse in Media Culture by Paul Mason

By Paul Mason

This booklet activates the tv, opens the newspaper, is going to the cinema and assesses how punishment is played in media tradition, investigating the regimes of penal illustration and the way they might give a contribution to a populist and punitive criminological mind's eye. It locations media discourse in prisons firmly in the enviornment of penal coverage and public opinion, suggesting that whereas undesirable women, The Shawshank Redemption, net prison cams, advertisements and debates approximately televising executions proceed to ebb and move in modern tradition, the endurance of this spectacle of punishment - its contested which means and its politics of illustration - calls for research. along chapters addressing the development of well known pictures of felony and the dying penalty in tv and movie, Captured by means of the Media additionally has contributions from criminal reform teams and felony practitioners which debate sorts of media intervention in penal debate. This ebook presents a hugely readable exploration of media discourse on prisons and punishment, and its courting to public attitudes and executive penal coverage. even as it engages with the 'cultural flip' inside of criminology and provides an unique contribution to dialogue of the connection among felony, public and the nation. will probably be crucial examining for college kids in either media stories and criminology in addition to practitioners and commentators in those fields.

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