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Stoddart, Mark C. J. "“They say it’ll kill me … but they won’t say when!”. Drug Narratives in Comic Books." In: Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture 13 (2006), S. 66–95. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Languages: englisch
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BibTeX citation key: Stoddart2006
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Keywords: Diskursanalyse, Drogen, Kulturkriminologie
Creators: Stoddart
Collection: Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture
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Abstract
The mass media play an important role in constructing images of drug trafficking and use that circulate through society. For this project, discourse analysis was used to examine 52 comic books and graphic novels. Comic books reproduce a dominant discourse of negative drug use which focuses on hard drugs such as heroin and cocaine. These drug narratives set up a dichotomy between victimized drug users and predatory drug dealers. Drug users are depicted as victims who may be saved rather than criminalized. By contrast, drug dealers are constructed as villains who are subjected to the ritualized violence of comic book heroes. The construction of drug users and drug dealers is also marked by gendered, racialized, and class-based patterns of representation.
  
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