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North Carolina Law Enforcement Officers' Perceptions Regarding the CSI Effect 2008 12471 The phenomenon called the CSI effect has recently occupied a central place in the media. The media and scholars alike have taken an interest in the effect that forensic television shows are having on the public, particularly its effect on American ju...
Reconciling childhood and deviance: an historical analysis of media depictions of young 'deviants' 2009 2008 The shared meaning and value placed on children impacts how institutions respond to juvenile "deviants." This study explored ways in which news media constructed images of young "deviants" and corresponding conceptions of "childhood" across two key h...
Katrina’s aftermath: the New Orleans “looter” as framed by the media. 2010 4106 In the days following Hurricane Katrina, the media portrayed the people inside New Orleans as a threat rather than a population in need. It was looters, in particular, who were portrayed in this deviant light and they were well publicized in the me...
Identifying with the graffiti subculture: the impact of entering and exiting the graffiti subculture on the social identities of graffiti writers 2013 9391 While graffiti permeates the urban landscapes of cities around the world, the individuals responsible for it are rarely identified. As a result, the identities of graffiti writers are left unexplored and subject to speculation and conjecture. The pur...
Shifts in the promotion of thin beauty ideals and racial minorities in Seventeen magazine from 1955 until 2014 2015 808 The promotion of thin beauty ideals in Western culture have been linked to the rise in eating disorders in the latter half of the 20th century. The current study attempts to examine shifts towards thin beauty ideals within the popular teen magazine S...
Wolves, dragons, and ponies… oh my!: fursonas and stigmatization in the “human” world 2017 7974 The “furry fandom” is a broad term that generally refers to a subculture in which members have shown a deep invested interest in anthropomorphic or zoomorphic creatures and artwork. A “furry” is referred to as an individual who cultivates a “fursona,...
Exploring experiences of disclosure for transgender and nonbinary survivors of abuse 2017 288 In American society, the mainstream formula story for intimate partner violence depicts a scenario where an aggressive male perpetrator enacts physical violence against a helpless female victim. This formula story is heteronormative and relies and ci...
Pwning it: voices of nerd women in a male-dominated subculture 2018 256 A nerd is commonly defined as someone who is “socially inept” or “bookish.” While this term generally has a negative connotation, in some social circles nerd has been reclaimed as a positive attribute. However, there is much more to nerds and nerd su...