On Media Violence

On Media Violence

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This definitive examination of a contemporary social issue asks questions such as: How much media violence is there? What are the meanings conveyed in the way violence is portrayed? What effect does it have on viewers? Divided into four parts, the book reviews research on media violence; re-examines existing theories of media violence; considers methodological tools used to assess media, and introduces the concept of Lineation Theory, a perspective and new theoretical approach explaining media violence.Washington, DC: Government Printing Office. Shirley, K. W. (1973). Television and children: A modeling analysis review essay. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Kansas, Lawrence. Siegel, A. E. (1958). The influence of violenceanbsp;...

Title:On Media Violence
Author:W. James Potter
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 1999-09-10


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