Violence on Television: Distribution, Form, Context, and Themes [NOOK Book]

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This book presents the findings of the largest British study of violence on TV ever undertaken. The research was funded by the broadcasting industry and was designed to provide an up-to-date snapshot of the status of violence on TV. One chapter is dedicated to a comparison of findings from Britain and America. A total of nearly 11,000 hours of television output was monitored from 56 selected days sampled across a two-year period, covering eight channels in year one and ten ...
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Violence on Television: Distribution, Form, Context, and Themes

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Overview

This book presents the findings of the largest British study of violence on TV ever undertaken. The research was funded by the broadcasting industry and was designed to provide an up-to-date snapshot of the status of violence on TV. One chapter is dedicated to a comparison of findings from Britain and America. A total of nearly 11,000 hours of television output was monitored from 56 selected days sampled across a two-year period, covering eight channels in year one and ten channels in year two.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135653392
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/1/2003
  • Series: Routledge Communication Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Violence on Television: The Parameters of Concern 1
2 Issues of Measurement and Analysis 17
3 Amount and Distribution of Violence on Television 44
4 Form of Violence on Television 77
5 Motives and Consequences of Violence on Television 103
6 Gender and Violence on Television 119
7 Children and Violence on Television 153
8 Violence in Soaps 181
9 News Values and Violence 201
10 Violence on Television in Britain and the United States 222
11 Violence on Television and Helping the Audience 243
Bibliography 266
Author Index 287
Subject Index 295
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