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Media, Crime, and Criminal Justice: Images, Realities and Policies (Wadsworth Contemporary Issues in Crime and Justice) 3rd Edition

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ISBN-10: 0534551475
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About the Author

Ray Surette has a doctorate in criminology from Florida State University and is a Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida. His crime and media research interests revolve around the media's effects on perceptions of crime and justice, criminogenic media, and criminal justice policies. He has published numerous articles and books on media, crime, and criminal justice topics and is internationally recognized as a scholar in the area. He has published research on the development of public information officers in criminal justice agencies, crime and justice infotainment programming, copycat crime, the effects of news coverage of high profile trials on similarly charged non-publicized trials and on police recruits, the effects of news coverage of corrections on municipal jail population trends, media oriented terrorism, and the use of computer-aided camera surveillance systems in law enforcement. He is currently working on a book on copycat crime.

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Product Details

  • Series: Wadsworth Contemporary Issues in Crime and Justice
  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 3 edition (March 10, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0534551475
  • ISBN-13: 978-0534551476
  • Product Dimensions: 6.4 x 0.6 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,060,894 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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1 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Kasey Kirby on March 15, 2009
Format: Paperback
The book came in about a week after I ordered it and it said it had been used, but I received it in perfect condition. It almost looked brand new!!!
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0 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Lisa C. Kordich on September 24, 2007
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I enjoyed this book, and I learned a lot about the media by reading this book.
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