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Title The CSI effect : television, crime, and governance / edited by Michele Byers and Val Marie Johnson.
Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, [2009]

Series Critical studies in television.
Critical studies in television.
Subject CSI, crime scene investigation (Television program)
Forensic sciences on television.
Criminal investigation on television.
Justice, Administration of, on television.
Television -- Social aspects -- United States.
Alt Name Byers, Michele, 1971-
Johnson, Val Marie, 1967-
Description xxxvi, 273 pages ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents CSI as neoliberalism: an introduction / Michele Byers and Val Marie Johnson -- Science fiction or social fact?: an exploratory content analysis of popular press reports on the CSI effect / Elizabeth Harvey and Linda Derksen -- The science and careers of CSI / Sherah VanLaerhoven and Gail Anderson -- CSI and Law & order: dueling representations of science and the law in the criminal justice system / Kurt Hohenstein -- Generic difference and innovation in CSI: crime scene investigation / Nichola Dobson -- Corpses, spectacle, illusion: the body as abject and object in CSI / Basil Glynn and Jeongmee Kim -- The city of our times: space, identity, and the body in CSI: Miami / Patrick West -- The crime scene, the evidental fetish, and the usable past / William J. Turkel -- Not the usual suspects: the obfuscation of political economy and race in CSI / Kevin Denys Bonnycastle -- Troping Mr. Johnson: reading phallic mastery and anxiety on season one of CSI: crime scene investigation / Mythili Rajiva -- Forensic music: channeling the dead on post-9/11 television / Lawrence Kramer.
ISBN 9780739124703 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739124706 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739124710 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739124714 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739139271 (electronic)
0739139274 (electronic)
OCLC # 316736878
Table of Contents
 Figures and Tables 
 CSI as Neoliberalism: An Introduction / Michele Byers, Val Marie Johnson 
Pt. IProducing Justice, Science, and Television Drama 
1Science Fiction or Social Fact?: An Exploratory Content Analysis of Popular Press Reports on the CSI Effect / Elizabeth Harvey, Linda Derksen3
2The Science and Careers of CSI / Sherah VanLaerhoven, Gail Anderson29
3CSI and Law & Order: Dueling Representations of Science and the Law in the Criminal Justice System / Kurt Hohenstein61
4Generic Difference and Innovation in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation / Nichola Dobson75
Pt. IIBodies of Evidence 
5Corpses, Spectacle, Illusion: The Body as Abject and Object in CSI / Basil Glynn, Jeongmee Kim93
6The City of Our Times: Space, Identity, and the Body in CSI: Miami / Patrick West111
7The Crime Scene, the Evidential Fetish, and the Usable Past / William J. Turkel133
Pt. IIILate Modern Subjects 
8Not the Usual Suspects: The Obfuscation of Political Economy and Race in CSI / Kevin Denys Bonnycastle149
9Troping Mr. Johnson: Reading Phallic Mastery and Anxiety on Season One of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation / Mythili Rajiva177
10Forensic Music: Channeling the Dead on Post-9/11 Television / Lawrence Kramer201
Appendix APrimary Character List221
Appendix BEpisode Guide223
Appendix CDataset of Press Sources on CSI and the CSI Effect, 2002-2005227