Urban Nightmares: The Media, the Right, and the Moral Panic Over the City

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For the past twenty-five years, American culture has been marked by an almost palpable sense of anxiety about the nation's inner cities. Urban America has been consistently depicted as a site of moral decay and uncontrollable violence, held in stark contrast to the allegedly moral, orderly suburbs and exurbs. In Urban Nightmares, Steve Macek documents the scope of these alarmist representations of the city, examines the ideologies that informed them, and exposes the interests they ultimately served. Macek begins by ...

Urban Nightmares: The Media, the Right, and the Moral Panic Over the City 2006, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816643615

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Urban Nightmares: The Media, the Right, and the Moral Panic Over the City 2006, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816643608

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