Murder, the media, and the politics of public feelings : remembering Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. / Jennifer Petersen
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1 online resource (viii, 210 pages)
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-202) and index.
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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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Print version: Petersen, Jennifer, 1970- Murder, the media, and the politics of public feelings. Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2011 9780253356598 (DLC) 2011004521 (OCoLC)692291400
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9780253005212 (electronic bk.)
0253005213 (electronic bk.)
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