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Author Ford, Jean (Jean Otto)

Title Forensics in American culture : obsessed with crime / by Jean Otto Ford.

Imprint Philadelphia : Mason Crest Publishers, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 363.25 FOR    Available
Description 112 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
Series Forensics, the science of crime-solving
Note Summary adapted from p. [4] of cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 107) and index.
Contents Fasacination and fear -- Willing witnesses : crime and the news media -- Armchair investigators : crime on television -- Criminal capers : crime and Hollywood -- Virtual villains : crime and computers -- Criminal genius : using crime in education and related careers.
Summary A look at how the culture's "fascination with crime shapes modern news media, television programming, and the Internet." The book "also provides information on the real-life opportunities for forensic careers."
Subject Crime in popular culture -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Crime -- Juvenile literature.
Crime in mass media -- Juvenile literature.
Criminal investigation in mass media -- Juvenile literature.
Forensic sciences -- Juvenile literature.
Popular culture.
Criminal investigation.
Forensic sciences.
Crime -- Juvenile literature.
Criminal investigation -- Juvenile literature.
Forensic sciences -- Juvenile literature.
Popular culture -- Juvenile literature.
Mass media -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 142220037X : $22.95

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