Murder, the media, and the politics of public feelings : remembering Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. / Jennifer Petersen
Book | Indiana University Press | 2011

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viii, 210 pages ; 23 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [171]-202) and index.
Contents
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.
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9780253356598 cloth alkaline paper
0253356598 cloth alkaline paper
9780253223395 paperback alkaline paper $24.95
0253223393 paperback alkaline paper
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