moral panic

Sir Jimmy Savile’s Crimes

The English in full moral panic are never an edifying spectacle. The Jimmy Savile affair is no exception, as self-appointed experts on child abuse, BBC-bashing tabloids and ambulance-chasing lawyers have piled into the fray.

7 years ago
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The moral necessity of austerity

Matt Clement blogs on 'Sociology and the Cuts' on the moral panic around balancing the economy and reducing public sector […]

8 years ago
10
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