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Notorious H.I.V. : The Media Spectacle Of Nushawn Williams, Hardback Book

Notorious H.I.V. : The Media Spectacle Of Nushawn Williams Hardback

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Notorious H.I.V. also traces the impact of such high-profile cases on communities.

Shevory provides a nuanced portrait of the hard economic and cultural realities of Jamestown, New York, and, drawing on Williams's narratives, of the life of a lower-level drug dealer in a small upstate city.

His work shows how media coverage robs individuals like Williams of their humanity, creating a pervasive atmosphere of threat that warps the integrity and fairness of the criminal justice and penal system.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Media studies
  • ISBN: 9780816643394

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