Popular Cultural Images of Criminals and Prisoners since Attica
This article on the popular-cultural images of criminals shows how in the 20 years leading up to 1990 the entertainment and news media developed a symbiotic relation with demagogic politicians, helping to fashion a reactionary public attitude that is hostile to prisoner rights.
prisoner rights, news media, right-wing influences
Citation: Social Justice Vol. 18, No. 3 (1991): 49-71