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Author Callanan, Valerie J., 1956-

Title Feeding the fear of crime : crime-related media and support for three strikes / Valerie J. Callanan
Published New York : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2005
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 227 pages) : illustrations
Series Criminal justice
Criminal justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Contents Introduction -- Understanding American punitive attitudes -- Public opinion of criminal sentencing -- Media and public opinion of crime -- Modeling support for three strikes -- Measuring punitiveness and related factors -- Explaining punitiveness -- Summing up
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-221) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Crime -- United States -- Public opinion.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States -- Public opinion.
Fear of crime -- United States.
Mass media and crime -- United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004019391
ISBN 1593320620 (alk. paper)
1593321619 (electronic bk.)
9781593320621 (alk. paper)
9781593321611 (electronic bk.)