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Contents Introduction. A Landscape of Fear 1. The Origins of the Crisis: Race, Class, and the Inner City 2. Inventing the Savage Urban Other 3. Catastrophe Is Now: The Discourse on the Underclass 4. Crack Alleys and Killing Zones: News Coverage of the Postindustrial City 5. The Cinema of Suburban Paranoia 6. Wouldn't You Rather Be at Home? Marketing Middle-Class Agoraphobia Conclusion. Awakening from Urban Nightmares Acknowledgments Appendix: Selected National Television News Stories about the Urban Crisis, 1989-97 Notes Bibliography Filmography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Cities and towns -- United States -- Public opinion.
Inner cities -- United States.
Cities and towns in mass media.
Urban policy -- United States.
Fear of crime -- United States.