Murder, the media, and the politics of public feelings : remembering Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. /

In 1998, the horrific murders of Matthew Shepard- a gay man living in Laramie, Wyoming- and James Byrd Jr.- an African American man dragged to his death in Jasper, Texas- provoked a passionate public outrage. The intense media coverage of the murders made moments of violence based in racism and homo...

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Main Author: Petersen, Jennifer, 1970-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2011.
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Call Number: HV6773.52 .P48 2011
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