ERIC Number: EJ423934
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Race and Crime: The Role of the Media in Perpetuating Racism and Classism in America.
Gomes, Ralph C.; Williams, Linda Faye
Urban League Review, v14 n1 p57-69 Sum 1990
Analyzes views projected by the media that emphasize an interrelationship between race and crime, and challenges the accuracy of this portrayal. Using a race/class conceptual framework, examines differences in reporting crimes in the context of race and racism, and the role of the press in reproducing the racial order. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: African Americans
Note: Theme issue with the title "Social Change for African Americans: Myth or Reality?"