Finding a new folk devil: (mis)constructing anti-capitalist activists

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Donson, Fiona; Chesters, Graeme; Tickle, Andy; Welsh, Ian; Cardiff University;
(2002)
  • Publisher: Cardiff University
  • Subject: H1

The paper will offer an account of how political activists are (mis)constructed as “folk devils” through an examination of recent media coverage in the UK and Czech Republic. It will seek to show how their construction as violent criminals and dangerous anarchists has i... View more
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