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Murder, the media, and the politics of public feelings: remembering Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr

Introduction: media, emotion, and the public sphere -- Mourning Matthew Shepard: grief, shame, and the public sphere -- "Hate is not a Laramie value": translating feelings into law -- The murder of James Byrd Jr.: the political pedagogy of melodrama -- The visibility of suffering, injustic...

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Main Author: Petersen, Jennifer
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Bloomington, Ind. [u.a.] Indiana Univ. Press 2011
Online Access: Book review (H-Net)
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Summary:Introduction: media, emotion, and the public sphere -- Mourning Matthew Shepard: grief, shame, and the public sphere -- "Hate is not a Laramie value": translating feelings into law -- The murder of James Byrd Jr.: the political pedagogy of melodrama -- The visibility of suffering, injustice, and the law -- Conclusion: feeling in the public sphere
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (S. [171] - 202) and index
Physical Description:VIII, 210 S. 23 cm
ISBN:0253356598
0253223393
9780253356598
9780253223395