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Revisiting Moral Panics

Viv Cree, Gary Clapton and Mark Smith- book series out now on a range of social issues and anxieties explored through the lens of moral panic.

Our moral panics work comes together this summer in a series of short books on moral panics, and an edited volume that includes a commentary by Chas Critcher, who has been writing about moral panic for the last 30 years. The publications arise out of a seminar series sponsored by the Econonomic & Social Research Council (ESRC), and they explore subjects as diverse as 'troubled families', online pornography and assisted dying. Published by Policy Press.Order your copy here! Come to our book launch with Richard Holloway at Looking Glass Books in September - contact Viv or the book shop for more information.

Moral panic books

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