White victims, black villains: gender, race and crime news in US culture

The most disgusting objects of both sexes? : gender and race in the episodic crime news of the 1830s -- The cult of dead womanhood : protectors, villains, and victims in the origins of serialized crime news -- The innocent cause of all these troubles? : black victims and the 1863 anti-draft riots --...

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Main Author: Stabile, Carol A.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York [u.a.] Routledge 2006
Edition:1. publ.
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:The most disgusting objects of both sexes? : gender and race in the episodic crime news of the 1830s -- The cult of dead womanhood : protectors, villains, and victims in the origins of serialized crime news -- The innocent cause of all these troubles? : black victims and the 1863 anti-draft riots -- The malicious and untruthful white press? : lynch narratives and criminalization -- Monopolists of reason : the demise of sentimental crime reporting -- From the war on poverty to the war on crime -- Criminalizing black culture
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:235 S. Ill.
ISBN:0415374928
0415374812
9780415374927
9780415374811