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High-Profile CrimesWhen Legal Cases Become Social Causes$
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Lynn S. Chancer

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780226101125

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226101132.001.0001

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Taking Sides: Diverse Public Reactions

Taking Sides: Diverse Public Reactions

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(p.210) Chapter 6 Taking Sides: Diverse Public Reactions
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High-Profile Crimes
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Lynn S. Chancer

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226101132.003.0006

This chapter examines the reactions of community participants, social movement activists, and other members of the public at large to high profile cases in the U.S. The analysis reveals that while some members of the public are apt to express dissatisfaction with the frameworks within which provoking assaults are debated, it was more common for people to take this framework for granted and improvise reactions in and around it. This chapter summarizes the types of actions myriad audiences express, including official protest and conversation.

Keywords:   high profile cases, U.S., community participants, social movement activists, provoking assaults

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