The Myth of Moral Panics: Sex, Snuff, and Satan

Bill Thompson and Andy Williams

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 340 pages

File size: 1.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This study provides a comprehensive critique – forensic, historical, and theoretical – of the moral panic paradigm, using empirically grounded ethnographic research to argue that the panic paradigm suffers from fundamental flaws that make it a myth rather than a viable academic perspective.