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229. Moral Panics and The Media in Contemporary Society

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This Sociology Factsheet will look at moral panics and the media in contemporary society, exploring moral panics and how and why they occur, with contemporary examples, theoretical perspectives and research. The Factsheet includes Exam Hints to help you to use your knowledge to gain maximum marks, while the Activities give you the opportunity to apply what you have learned and will help you develop your skills in this area.

Words in bold are explained in the glossary and a reference list is included at the end of the Factsheet.

The examiner will expect you to be able to:

  • Demonstrate your understanding of what a moral panic is and how and why they occur.
  • Demonstrate your understanding of contemporary moral panics and whether they still exist.
  • Critically evaluate different research and theoretical perspectives on this topic.
  • Be confident in incorporating contemporary examples, illustration and case studies in an exam response.

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September 2020

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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