Media and Violence: Gendering the Debates

Media and Violence: Gendering the Debates

by Karen Boyle
     
 

Media 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.Itexamines the relationship of media, gender, and real-world violence; representations of violence in screen entertainment; the effects of violent media

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Media 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.Itexamines 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; and the discussions are illustrated with topical and well-known examples, enabling the reader to critically engage with the debates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412903790
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

PART 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

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