Moral Panics Over Contemporary Children and Youth

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Charles Krinsky
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - Social Science - 256 pages
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This work is organised into four sections: 'Defining Youth and Youth Culture', 'Sex Panics', 'Schools and Schooling' and 'Urban Youth'.
 

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Well organized and comprehensive reiew of a key factor in media analysis.

Contents

DEFINING YOUTH AND YOUTH CULTURE
6
Children Online and the Transmission of Harm
31
What Made Them Do It? Moral Panics
47
Introduction to Part II
71
Moral Panic over Child Molesters
95
News Media Law Enforcement
111
Introduction to Part III
123
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
143
A Critical Examination of Moral
167
Introduction to Part IV
183
The City Moral Panics and Risky Youth
203
Moral Panics Delinquent Hoodlums
225
Index
247
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Charles Krinsky has taught at the University of California, Irvine, the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and most recently the College of Professional Studies of Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.

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