Moral Panics

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  • The Research Problem:
  • Folk Devils and Moral Panics (1972)
  • Cohen observed minor clashes between 'mods' and 'rockers' but could not see similarities between what he saw and what we published in the news papers.
  • Cohen argued that, the way in which the media represent young people's activities in an exaggerated way, they contribute to a climate of fear and a moral…


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