By Roger Sabin,Ronald Wilson,Linda Speidel
This booklet examines Dragnet, road Patrol, bare urban, The Untouchables, The F.B.I., Columbo, Hawaii Five-O, Kojak, Starsky & Hutch, Hill road Blues, Cagney & Lacey, Miami Vice, legislations & Order, murder: lifestyles in the street, NYPD Blue, CSI, The protect, The Wire, and Justified.
It’s time to take one other examine the “perps,” the “vics” and the lads and women in blue, and ask how their illustration intersects with questions of sophistication, gender, sexuality, and “race.” what's their socio-cultural time table? what's their relation to style and televisuality? And why is it that once a television cop supplies a witness his card and says, “call me,” that witness continuously finally ends up on a slab?
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