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Reviews of Outrageous! Moral panics in Australia


... Outrageous!
includes historical and contemporary case studies and the juxtaposition can be telling ... Some chapters, particularly one on Cabramatta, show that representations of issues can be more complex than our understanding of the term moral panic would suggest...

Lorien Kaye, The Age,16 June 2007, A2, p.28.


... this compilation paints a grim and sobering portrait of our society. Outrageous! is a pointed primer into the epidemic of moral panics.

Dan Eady, Courier Mail,2 June 2007, p.24

Outrageous! Moral panics in Australia
Edited by Scott Poynting and George Morgan
March 2007
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