Media and Violence

Gendering the Debates

Karen Boyle,

Media and Violence: Gendering the Debates
 
 
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.



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