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Intimate Enemies: Moral Panics in Contemporary Great Britain: Social Problems and Social Issues

Intimate Enemies Moral Panics in Contemporary Great Britain Social Problems and Social Issues Intimate Enemies describes the creation of a journalistically induced panic in Great Britain during the the s a decade of intense concern about a closely related set of perceived problems sexual a

  • Title: Intimate Enemies: Moral Panics in Contemporary Great Britain: Social Problems and Social Issues
  • Author: Philip Jenkins
  • ISBN: 9780202304366
  • Page: 106
  • Format: Paperback
  • Intimate Enemies describes the creation of a journalistically induced panic in Great Britain during the the 1980s a decade of intense concern about a closely related set of perceived problems sexual abuse of children, child pornography, satanic rituals, and serial murder It was widely alleged that such practices became common during the decade, and the notoriety aIntimate Enemies describes the creation of a journalistically induced panic in Great Britain during the the 1980s a decade of intense concern about a closely related set of perceived problems sexual abuse of children, child pornography, satanic rituals, and serial murder It was widely alleged that such practices became common during the decade, and the notoriety attracted major attention from the mass media, as well as from agencies in law enforcement, social welfare, and mental health Jenkins book traces how such problems were reformulated in the course of the decade, and how they came to be seen as major menaces to society It discusses the motivations of those who knowingly or otherwise disseminated misleading and exaggerated claims, and seeks to explain why these claims gained such widespread credence Jenkins suggests that these newly defined problems aroused concern because they focussed upon broadly held fears about changes in British society and national identity In addition, the alleged threats to children provided a weapon for various political groups in their campaigns for conservatives opposed to perceived moral permissiveness, and also for radical feminists seeking to promote an ideological agenda of their own.

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    1. The phrase "moral panic" needs to be used with caution, and the author acknowledges that the label can be deployed in a "polemical and ideologically selective way". A "moral panic" over a perceived social problem does not mean that the problem does not in fact exist (although the panic over Satanic Ritual Abuse was completely concocted); rather, it is a label that may be appropriate when we consider critically "the rhetoric employed to promote ideas, and the use and abuse of statistics and examp [...]

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