MORAL PANICS

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STAN COHEN
coined the term, used to describe way the media GENERATES crime and FEAR of crime - DISTORTS REALITY to EXAGGERATE fear in society
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STAN COHEN CASE STUDY
Mods and Rockers: 'folk devils', 1960s social upheaval - symbolised the wrongs of society
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MCROBBIE AND THORNTON - M.Ps OUTDATED
reasonings being....
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FREQUENCY
increase, meaning no longer noteworthy
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CONTEXT
used to be used as a scapegoat - today many values in society
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RELATIVITY
bc M.Ps so well known, people try to create one for own benefit
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DIFFICULTY
ambiguous around that is 'bad' - harder to start
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REBOUND
e.g. Major's family values
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EVAL: THE GOOD
influential // used outside socio // demonstrates role of media in s.construction of crime
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THE PROBLEMS
doesn't explain the cause of C&D - just media consequences // ignores why they may of been started e.g. by powerful people furthering their own interests
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STAN COHEN CASE STUDY

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Mods and Rockers: 'folk devils', 1960s social upheaval - symbolised the wrongs of society

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MCROBBIE AND THORNTON - M.Ps OUTDATED

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FREQUENCY

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CONTEXT

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