Media and Violence: Gendering the Debates

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SAGE, Jan 1, 2005 - Social Science - 229 pages
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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; and the discussions are illustrated with topical and well-known examples, enabling the reader to critically engage with the debates.
 

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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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