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Media and Violence Gendering the Debates by Karen Boyle
  

Media and Violence Gendering the Debates

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Media and Violence Gendering the Debates by Karen Boyle

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.

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

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Publication date

20th January 2005

Author

Karen Boyle

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Violence in society
Media studies

ISBN

9781412903790

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