crime and the media - sociologists

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News isn't discovered, but manufactured
COHEN&YOUNG
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They argue that the media increase relative deprivation in marginalised groups (media show materialistic 'good life' we should strive for- stimulates the senses of social exclusion felt by marginalised groups who can't afford it(Like Mertons strain)
LEA&YOUNG
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'Folk Devils and Moral Panics' shows how the media created a moral panic
COHEN
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They argue that the moral panic over 'mugging' served to distract attention from the crisis of capitalism
HALL ET AL
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They define cybercrime as computer meditated activities that are either illegal or considered illicit & are conducted through global electronic networks
THOMAS&LOADER
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They note that the internet creates oppurtunities to commit both conventional crimes e.g fraud, and 'new crime using new tools' such as software piracy
JEWKES
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Identifies 4 categories of cybercrime: cyber trespass(e.g. hacking) cyber deception (identity theft etc) cyber *********** and cyber violence (e.g. text bullying)
WALL
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They argue that the media increase relative deprivation in marginalised groups (media show materialistic 'good life' we should strive for- stimulates the senses of social exclusion felt by marginalised groups who can't afford it(Like Mertons strain)

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LEA&YOUNG

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'Folk Devils and Moral Panics' shows how the media created a moral panic

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They argue that the moral panic over 'mugging' served to distract attention from the crisis of capitalism

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They define cybercrime as computer meditated activities that are either illegal or considered illicit & are conducted through global electronic networks

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