1. Acquitting the innocent. Convicting the guilty. Delivering justice? / David Bentley 2. Causing a sensation : media and legal representations of bad behaviour / Judith Rowbotham and Kim Stevenson 3. Policing a myth, managing an illusion : Victorian and contemporary crime recording / Tom Williamson 4. Policing bad behaviour : interrogating the dilemmas / Roger Hopkins Burke 5. Law and disorder : Victorian restraint and modern panic / Kiron Reid 6. Moral cancers : fraud and respectable crime / Sarah Wilson 7. The blast of blashphemy : government, law and culture confront a chill wind / David Nash 8. A dangerous obsession? Gambling and social stability / Mike Ahearne 9. Legislating morality : Victorian and modern legal responses to pornography / Tom Lewis 10. Penny dreadfuls and perverse domains : Victorian and modern moral panics / Gavin Sutter 11. Discourses of denial and moral panics : the pornographisation of the child in art, the written word, film and photograph / Susan Edwards 12. Why can't a woman be more like a man? Attitudes to husband-murder 1889-1989 / Judith Knelman 13. Gendered assumptions : madness, pregnancy and childbirth / M.E. Rodgers 14. From unlawful assembly to aggravated trespass : the control of protest in the 1880s and 1990s / Richard Stone.