Media and Violence: Gendering the Debates / Edition 1
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.
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