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The 'crime scene' experiment: improving public knowledge through the provision of factual information on crime and criminal justice

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This thesis explores the relationship between crime, media, and public opinion of crime and criminal justice. It sets out current levels of knowledge and contemporary debates in each of the three academic disciplines devoted to these aspects of social life, and discusses how they relate to each other. It focuses on the capacity of information and public education to influence levels of public knowledge of and, as a secondary concern, attitudes towards, crime and criminal justice.

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Faculty of Law

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Publication date:
2007
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:d8834e3d-996d-400a-8c71-8fb1f3bb6a2b
Local pid:
ora:11700
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English
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