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Moral Panics: The Social Construction of Deviance

Moral Panics: The Social Construction of Deviance (Hardback)

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Packed with new examples and material, this second edition provides a fully up-to-date exploration of the genesis, dynamics, and demise of moral panics and their impacts on the societies in which they take place.

Packed with updated and recent examples including terrorism, the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Towers, school shootings, flag burning, and the early-2000s resurgence of the sex slave scareIncludes a new chapter on the media, currently regarded as a major component of the moral panicDevotes a chapter to addressing criticisms of the first edition as well as the moral panics concept itselfWritten by long-established experts in the fieldDesigned to fit both self-contained courses on moral panics and wider courses on deviance

Erich Goode is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His previous books include The Marijuana Smokers (1970), Collective Behavior (1992), Deviance in Everyday Life (2002), Extreme Deviance (edited with Angus Vail, 2008), Drugs in American Society (7 th edition, 2008), and Deviant Behavior (8 th edition, 2008). Nachman Ben-Yehuda is Professor of Sociology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His publications include Deviance and Moral Boundaries (1985), The Politics and Morality of Deviance (1990), Political Assassinations by Jews: A Rhetorical Device for Justice (1993), The Masada Myth (1995), Betrayals and Treason (2001), and Selective Remembrances (edited with Philip Kohl and Mara Kozelsky, 2007).

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