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- Moral Panics and Violence in the Media
- Pedophile Priests: The Social Construction of a Moral Panic
- This article analyzes moral panic discourse from a sociological/social constructionist perspective.
- Additional exercises:
- Moral Panic Analysis: Past, Present, and Future
- This article by Chas Critcher provides insight into moral panic analysis.
- Additional activities:
- Read the article . . . Moral Panics and Youth Crime—Where are the Girls?
- Read the article . . . The Role of Television News in the Construction of School Violence as a “Moral Panic.”