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Publishing with Purpose

Brian Monahan

Brian Monahan is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice Program at Baldwin Wallace University. He is the author of The Shock of the News (NYU 2010) and several articles exploring how media represent crime and other social problems
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Social Problems in Popular Culture

This is the first book to make the link between popular culture and social problems. Drawing on historical and topical examples, the authors apply an innovative theoretical framework to examine how facets of popular culture shape how we think about, and respond to, social issues.

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