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Police Social Work

Overview page. Subjects: Social Work.

Police social workers are professionally trained social workers or individuals with related academic degrees employed within police departments or social service agencies who receive...

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Anxiety and the Antisocial

Greg Goldberg.

in Antisocial Media

January 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 10958 words.

This chapter elaborates a novel theoretical framework that draws from the antisocial thesis in queer theory, particularly as formulated by Leo Bersani, as well as recent theoretical work on...

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Prime Suspect and Women in Policing

Gray Cavender and Nancy C. Jurik.

in Justice Provocateur

August 2012; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 5974 words.

The early absence of women police protagonists from novels and television programs was an accurate reflection of social reality. Women were largely excluded from the majority of police...

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Introduction

Gray Cavender and Nancy C. Jurik.

in Justice Provocateur

August 2012; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 8331 words.

This introductory chapter begins with a background on the television series Prime Suspect, which chronicles the life and career of Jane Tennison (Helen Mirren), a detective chief inspector...

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It’s a Mann’s World?

Adam Segal.

in Gender Meets Genre in Postwar Cinemas

January 2012; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 5142 words.

This chapter shows how there can be no easily assumed relationship between genres and gendered audiences, for as socially circulating gender assumptions change, they bring with them...

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Justice Provocateur

Gray Cavender.

Edited by Nancy C. Jurik.

August 2012; p ublished online April 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Television. 176 pages.

This book focuses on Prime Suspect, a popular British television film series starring Oscar and Emmy award-winning actress Helen Mirren as fictional London policewoman Jane Tennison. The...

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