Regulating Violence in Entertainment

Regulating Violence in Entertainment

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604135107
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/01/2010
Series: Point/Counterpoint Series: Issues in Contemporary American Society
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Introduction

Violence, Entertainment, and Society 11

Point

Violent Entertainment Is a Serious Problem 26

Counterpoint

The Dangers of Violent Entertainment Are Exaggerated 40

Point

The Entertainment Industry Has Acted Irresponsibly 54

Counterpoint

Critics Wrongly Blame Entertainment for Crime 70

Point

Regulating Entertainment Is Necessary 86

Counterpoint

Regulating Entertainment Is Bad Policy 101

Conclusion

Looking Ahead 115

Appendix: Beginning Legal Research 130

Elements of the Argument 133

Notes 136

Resources 139

Picture Credits 143

Index 144

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