Media and criminal justice: the CSI effect

The media and the CSI craze -- Motion pictures, popular television dramas, news reports -- Wars on crime and junkies -- Wars on sex offenders and poverty -- Terrorism and the war on immigrants -- Crime scene investigations, forensics, and junk science -- Prosecutors -- Wrongful convictions -- The de...

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Main Author: Stevens, Dennis J.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Sudbury, Mass. [u.a.] Jones and Bartlett c2011 [erschienen 2009]
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Summary:The media and the CSI craze -- Motion pictures, popular television dramas, news reports -- Wars on crime and junkies -- Wars on sex offenders and poverty -- Terrorism and the war on immigrants -- Crime scene investigations, forensics, and junk science -- Prosecutors -- Wrongful convictions -- The death penalty -- Methodology and findings -- Recommendations to reduce wrongful convictions and eliminate capital punishment
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XIX, 380 S.
ISBN:9780763755317