CJ 2015 - Crime in Media and Popular Culture

Description
This course examines the role of media and popularculture in shaping public perceptions of crime andthe criminal justice system. Issues examined include: media representations of race, gender, class and crime, the influence of legal dramas on the justice system, and economic influences on media portrayals of crime. Special attention will be given to the ability of popular culture and themedia to construct perceptions of moral panics, crime waves, fear of crime, and policy agendas.
Credits
3
Attributes
CM Effective Communication CT Critical Thinking SS Social Sciences
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Spring 2018
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
30
Avg. Sections
1