Youth, Murder, Spectacle: The Cultural Politics of ""Youth in Crisis""

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Through a cultural studies analysis of historical context, Charles Acland exposes the complex social forces at work upon the idea of youth violence in the late 1980s and early 1990s. In this gratifying book, he explores the ideas circulating in the popular media about a sensational crime known as the "preppy murder" and the confession to that crime. Arguing that the meaning of crime is never inherent in the event itself, he examines other sites of representation including newspaper photographs, daytime television talk shows ...

Youth, Murder, Spectacle: The Cultural Politics of ""Youth in Crisis"" 1994, Westview Press, Boulder, CO

ISBN-13: 9780813322872

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Youth, Murder, Spectacle: The Cultural Politics of ""Youth in Crisis"" 1994, Westview Press, Boulder, CO

ISBN-13: 9780813322865

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