Outrageous: Moral panics in Australia

Table of contents

Scott Poynting and George Morgan

Curfew, children, class and colonialism
George Morgan

Riot, resistance and moral panic: Demonising the colonial other
Chris Cunneen

Danger from below: Anti-eviction struggle in Sydney, January to July, 1931
Drew Cottle and Angela Keys

Taking it to the streets: The larrikins and the Lebanese
Rob White

The blame game: Struggles over the representation of the ‘Macquarie Fields riots’
Murray Lee

‘…To try to ruin’: Rock’n’roll, youth culture and law’n’order in Brisbane, 1956–1957
Raymond Evans

‘Why are they all drinking water?’ Raves, ecstasy and the death of Anna Wood
Shane Homan

Heroin epidemic! Drugs and moral panic in the western suburbs of Melbourne 1995–1996
James Rowe

Contesting Cabramatta: Moral panic and media interventions in ‘Australia’s heroin capital’
Tanja Dreher

The hoon: Controlling the streets?
Glen Fuller

It’s a security thing’: Mobile phones and moral regulation
Jayde Cahir and Greg Noble

The Afghan Other
Nahid Kabir

Thugs’ and ‘grubs’ at Cronulla: From media beat-ups to beating up migrants
Scott Poynting

White natives and gang rape at the time of centenary
Kate Gleeson

‘Like a pack of wild animals’: Moral panics around ‘ethnic’ gang rape in Sydney
Selda Dagistanli

Public health and sexual morality: Venereal disease in World War II Australia
Michael Sturma

Innocent children, dangerous families and homophobic panic
Affrica Taylor

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