Media and Violence: Gendering the Debates / Edition 1

Media and Violence: Gendering the Debates / Edition 1

by Karen Boyle
ISBN-10:
1412903793
ISBN-13:
2901412903799
Pub. Date:
01/28/2005
Publisher:
SAGE Publications

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Overview

Media and Violence: Gendering the Debates / Edition 1

Each chapter contains an Introduction and summary, which point to the major issues addressed; key question to encourage independent thought; further reading

sections for future study; a glossary outlining key terms an appendix containing a brief summary of the criminal case examples.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901412903799
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 01/28/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Dr. 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

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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