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Media and Violence : Gendering the Debates, Paperback / softback Book

Media and Violence : Gendering the Debates Paperback / softback


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 violenceThe 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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Media studies
  • ISBN: 9781412903790

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