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Hunnicutt, Gwen

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North Carolina Law Enforcement Officers' Perceptions Regarding the CSI Effect 2008 3631 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 763 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 1344 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 3589 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...