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Title Savage portrayals : race, media, and the Central Park jogger story / Natalie P. Byfield.
Author Byfield, Natalie P., 1960- author.
Publication Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2014.
Description viii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Call # 364.1532 B
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-226) and index.
Contents Reconnecting new forms of inequality to their roots -- A jogger is raped in Central Park -- The position of the black man in the cult of white womanhood -- Salvaging the "savage": a racial frame that refuses to die -- A participant observes how content emerges -- The "facts" emerge to convict the innocent -- The case falls apart: media's brief mea culpa -- Selling savage portrayals: incorporating young black males in the carceral state -- They didn't do it!
Subject Central Park Jogger Rape Trial, New York, N.Y., 1990 -- Press coverage.
Rape -- Press coverage -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies.
Violent crimes -- Press coverage -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies.
African Americans in mass media.
Hispanic Americans in mass media.
Racism -- United States.
ISBN 1439906343 (pbk.) :
9781439906347 (pbk.) :
1439906351 (ebk.)
9781439906354 (ebk.)

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