Media and Violence: Gendering the Debates
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BeschreibungMedia and Violence pays equal attention to the production, content and reception involved in any representation of violence.
This book offers a framework for understanding how violence is represented and consumed.
- The relationship of media, gender and real-world violence
- Representations of violence in screen entertainment
- The effects of violent media on consumers
- The ethics and gender politics of the production processes of screen violence
The discussions are illustrated with topical and well-known examples, enabling the reader to critically engage with the debates.
The book includes chapter outlines; key questions for discussion; further reading lists; glossary; appendix of summaries of criminal cases discussed.
It will be relevant for students of Media and Cultural Studies, Criminology, Gender Studies and Psychology.
InhaltsverzeichnisPART ONE: THE MEDIA/VIOLENCE DEBATE
The Effects of Violence in the Media
Beyond Cause and Effect
PART TWO: REPORTING VIOLENCE
From Jack to OJ
True Crimes of Male Violence
Deadlier Than the Males? True Crimes of Women's Violence
PART THREE: SCREENING VIOLENCE
Seeing (as) Violence
Film, feminism and the Male Gaze
The Days of Whose Lives? Violence, (post-)feminism and Television
PortraitDr. Karen Boyle is a Lecturer in Film & Television Studies at the University of Glasgow where her teaching focuses on issues of spectatorship, identity, gender, violence and feminism. She has presented the ideas collected in this book at a number of international conferences and has published articles on media/ violence in a range of refereed journals
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SAGE PUBN
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2005
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten