Jenkins, Philip

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JENKINS, Philip. American, b. 1952. Genres: Theology/Religion, History. Career: Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, assistant professor of criminal justice, 1980-1993, professor of history and religious studies, 1993-, became Distinguished Professor of History and Religious Studies, Religious Studies Program, director, 1992-. Publications: The Making of a Ruling Class: The Glamorgan Gentry, 1640-1790, 1983; Crime and Justice: Issues and Ideas, 1984; (with G.W. Potter) The City and the Syndicate: Organizing Crime in Philadelphia, 1985; Intimate Enemies: Moral Panics in Contemporary Great Britain, 1992; A History of Modern Wales, 1536-1990, 1992; Using Murder: The Social Construction of Serial Homicide, 1994; Pedophiles and Priests: Anatomy of a Contemporary Crisis, 1996; Hoods and Shirts: The Extreme Right in Pennsylvania, 1925-1950, 1997; A History of the United States, 1997; Moral Panic: Changing Concepts of the Child Molester in Modern America, 1998; The Cold War at Home: The Red Scare in Pennsylvania, 1945-1960, 1999; Synthetic Panics: The Symbolic Politics of Designer Drugs, 1999; Mystics and Messiahs: Cults and New Religions in American History, 2000; Beyond Tolerance: Child Pornography on the Internet, 2001; Hidden Gospels: How the Search for Jesus Lost Its Way, 2001; The Next Christendom: The Rise of Global Christianity, 2002. EDITOR: (with E. Schuerer) B. Traven: Life and Work, 1987; (with E. Schuerer and M. Keune) The Berlin Wall: Representations and Perspectives, 1996. Address: 407 Weaver Building, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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