Yvonne Jewkes' Media & Crime has established itself as the key text in this important area of criminology. This new edition incorporates pivotal developments in a rapidly transforming media landscape, and will prove an invaluable resource for criminology students and researchers alike.
In Media and Crime one of the field’s very best scholars offers a critical panorama of crime and media, from prison films to surveillance culture and cybercrime. As intellectually sophisticated as it is narratively engaging, Yvonne Jewkes’ Media and Crime is a masterful must-read.
A clear & concise insight into the Media impact on crime and the fear of crime in the UK
Crucial addition to the reading list for this unit.
Covers a wide range of issues regarding merdia and crime and does so in an interesting way, providing good case studies as examples.
An intelligent appraisal of the tangled relationship between the media and crime with an impressive focus on key issues stemming from the rise of digital technology. An excellent resource.
Good overview of several issues and quite readable for undergrads
This text gives a comprehensive overview of the key themes and perspectives around media, crime and culture. Students find it an accessible and logically structured introduction to the main ideas and concepts.
Comprehensive coverage of the topic and easy for students of all levels to understand
Excellent all round book on Media and Crime
This remains the 'go to' text for students with an interest in how the media shapes crime
Well written at the appropriate level for my Policing studies students.
The book is very appropriate for the theme of Media and Crime. This particular edition provides information on terrorist activities. It lays emphasis on the immediacy of crime reportage due to the rise in the use of mobile, social media platforms and the camera, thereby making ''everyday crime news, more immediate, more visual and more democratic'' production -wise. It also acknowledges the remarkable advancement in audience media literacy in crime reportage.
Good book. more useful in 2016, when a Media and Crime module becomes available here.
This is a book that is essential when discussing media and crime.
Help with the criteria of the unit being studied and gives and excellent overview of crime as portrayed in the media
Excellent book, well structured and clearly written
This books remains the best in the field of media and crime. It is well structured with detailed and clear review of relevant literature. It touches on the key concepts and challenges students to reflect critically on these concepts
Interesting book that gives reader a clear view of links between media and crime