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Finishing the "unfinished" story.
Discussion threads published beneath articles on news websites have only lately become the subject of serious scholarship. While early research preoccupied itself with the hostile nature of comments posted on such forums, ...
Break-point for Brexit? How UKIP's image of 'hate' set race discourse reeling back decades.
(Bournemouth University. Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, 2016-06-30)
This article argues that the Grassroots Out "Breaking Point" poster was the crystallisation of a moral panic narrative framed around negative stereotypes of foreigners that had echoes of similarly racialized moral panics ...
Framing families: 'deserving' vs 'undeserving' households and neighbourhoods as glimpsed through juvenile panic stories in the online press.
Highly dramatized narratives about children have become a staple of late-modern popular discourse - from media-stoked horror stories about child abuse and abduction to more conventional moral panics, often mobilized by ...
Strangers no more: towards reconstructing trust.
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016-03-23)
Though we have long regarded our children as subjects of moral scrutiny and concern, rarely have they been treated with such heightened anxiety - or profound ambivalence - as they are in today's Britain. Late-modern ...