Violence And The Media

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Jan 1, 2003 - Social Science - 206 pages
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Violence and the Media is a lively and indispensable introduction to current thinking about media violence and its potential influence on audiences.Adopting a fresh perspective on the media effects debate, Carter and Weaver engage with a host of pressing issues around violence in different media contexts - including news, film, television, pornography, advertising and cyberspace.
 

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Contents

Intoduction
1
Chapter 01 GRIM NEWS
21
Chapter 02 FEARS OF FILM
42
Chapter 03 TELEVISIONS CRIMES AND MISDEMEANOURS
71
Chapter 04 PORNOFURY
95
Chapter 05 ADVERTISING BODY PARTS
116
Chapter 06 THE DARKSIDE OF CYBERSPACE
137
Chapter 07 THE FUTURE OF MEDIA VIOLENCE RESEARCH Conclusion
162
Glossary
168
References
173
Index
196
Back cover
207
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