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Risk Communication and Public Health

Peter Bennett, Kenneth Calman, Sarah Curtis, and Denis Fischbacher-Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199562848
eISBN:
9780191722523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562848.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Controversies about risks to public health regularly hit the news, whether about food safety, environmental issues, medical interventions, or ‘lifestyle’ risks such as drinking. To those trying to ... More


The Lincoln Assassination: Crime and Punishment, Myth and Memory A Lincoln Forum Book

Harold Holzer, Craig L. Symonds, and Frank J. Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232260
eISBN:
9780823240784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232260.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The assassination of President Abraham Lincoln remains one of the most prominent events in U.S. history. It continues to attract enormous and intense interest from scholars, writers, and armchair ... More


The Rape of the Central Park Jogger

Lynn S. Chancer

in High-Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226101125
eISBN:
9780226101132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101132.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter analyzes the Central Park jogger case in New York which involved the rape and assault of a young woman on April 19, 1989. It examines the media coverage and public reactions to the case ... More


Fear Itself: Predicting and Managing Public Response to a WMD Attack

Stephen M. Maurer and Michael O’Hare

in WMD Terrorism: Science and Policy Choices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012980
eISBN:
9780262259064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012980.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter reviews what is known about the public’s likely response to WMD terrorism and how government can influence it for the better. Historical and psychological evidence suggests that the ... More


Endangered Local Patrimony Bronze Statues in Paris, Chambéry, and Nantes

in Defending National Treasures: French Art and Heritage Under Vichy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770187
eISBN:
9780804777827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770187.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyzes the impact of the Vichy regime's bronze statue campaign on three French cities: Paris, Chambéry, and Nantes. The competing narratives of local history that emerge in reaction to ... More


Introduction

in Bronzes to Bullets: Vichy and the Destruction of French Public Statuary, 1941–1944

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758895
eISBN:
9780804779715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758895.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Between October 1941 and August 1944, French cities, towns, and villages lost most of their public bronze statuary. The number of works destroyed is estimated to range between 1,527 and 1,750 ... More


Frenzy (1972)

John Billheimer

in Hitchcock and the Censors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177427
eISBN:
9780813177441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177427.003.0042
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Frenzy, Hitchcock took full advantage of the demise of the Production Code, filling the screen with coarse language, nudity, and a graphic rape scene. Hitchcock argued that the harrowing, explicit ... More


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