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Title Behaving badly : social panic and moral outrage--Victorian and modern parallels / edited by Judith Rowbotham and Kim Stevenson.

Published Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2003]
©2003

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 UniM Bail  364.94109034 BEHA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 247 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-239) and index.
Contents Introduction: Behaving Badly / Judith Rowbotham, Kim Stevenson 1 -- 1 Acquitting the Innocent. Convicting the Guilty. Delivering Justice? / David Bentley 15 -- 2 Causing a Sensation: Media and Legal Representations of Bad Behaviour / Judith Rowbotham, Kim Stevenson 31 -- 3 Policing a Myth, Managing an Illusion: Victorian and Contemporary Crime Recording / Tom Williamson 47 -- 4 Policing Bad Behaviour--Interrogating the Dilemmas / Roger Hopkins Burke 63 -- 5 Law and Disorder: Victorian Restraint and Modern Panic / Kiron Reid 77 -- 6 Moral Cancers: Fraud and Respectable Crime / Sarah Wilson 97 -- 7 Blast of Blashphemy: Government, Law and Culture Confront a Chill Wind / David Nash 113 -- 8 A Dangerous Obsession? Gambling and Social Stability / Mike Ahearne 127 -- 9 Legislating Morality: Victorian and Modern Legal Responses to Pornography / Tom Lewis 143 -- 10 Penny Dreadfuls and Perverse Domains: Victorian and Modern Moral Panics / Gavin Sutter 159 -- 11 Discourses of Denial and Moral Panics: The Pornographisation of the Child in Art, the Written Word, Film and Photograph / Susan Edwards 177 -- 12 Why Can't a Woman Be More Like a Man? Attitudes to Husband-Murder 1889-1989 / Judith Knelman 193 -- 13 Gendered Assumptions--Madness, Pregnancy and Childbirth / M. E. Rodgers 207 -- 14 From Unlawful Assembly to Aggravated Trespass: The Control of Protest in the 1880s and 1990s / Richard Stone 221.
Other author Rowbotham, Judith.
Stevenson, Kim.
Subject Crime -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Crime -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Crime -- Great Britain -- Public opinion -- History.
Deviant behavior -- Great Britain -- Public opinion -- History.
Criminal law -- Great Britain.
ISBN 0754609650