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Media and Violence

1st Edition

Gendering the Debates

Karen Boyle
eISBN-13: 9781446223772

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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.


It examines:


- 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



The discussions are illustrated with topical and well-known examples, enabling the reader to critically engage with the debates.



The book includes chapter outlines; key questions for discussion; further reading lists; glossary; appendix of summaries of criminal cases discussed.



It will be relevant for students of Media and Cultural Studies, Criminology, Gender Studies and Psychology.

ISBNs 1412903793, 9781412903790, 9781412903790, 9781446223772, 1446223779
Language English
Number of Pages 256
Edition 1st