Mythologies of Violence in Postmodern Media / Edition 1

Mythologies of Violence in Postmodern Media / Edition 1

by Barry Keith Grant, Wayne State University Press
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814327427

ISBN-13: 9780814327425

Pub. Date: 09/28/1999

Publisher: Wayne State University Press

Violence has been a topic of continued concern within American culture and society. Although there have been numerous sociological and historical studies of violence and its origins, there is relatively little systematic analysis of violence within media representation, even as this issue becomes preeminent within public discourse. This anthology examines a number of

Overview

Violence has been a topic of continued concern within American culture and society. Although there have been numerous sociological and historical studies of violence and its origins, there is relatively little systematic analysis of violence within media representation, even as this issue becomes preeminent within public discourse. This anthology examines a number of issues related to violence within the media landscape, using various methodologies to suggest the implications of the increasing obsession with violence for postmodern civilization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814327425
Publisher:
Wayne State University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Series:
Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

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