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Critical Readings: Violence and the Media (Issues in Cultural and Media Studies (Paperback)) Paperback – 1 Apr 2006

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Providing a detailed and theoretically grounded consideration of the cultural and social significance of media violence, Critical Readings: Violence and the Media is an essential resource for students of media studies, cultural studies, sociology and communication studies.

Essays by: Alison Adam, Albert Bandura, Martin Barker, Eileen Berrington, Douglas R. Bruce, David Buckingham, David Campbell, Jay Dixit, Lisa Duke, Molly Eckman, David Gauntlett, George Gerbner, Henry Giroux, Jack Glaser, Donald P. Green, Kellie Hay, Annette Hill, Birgitta Höijer, Derek Iwamoto, Ann Jemphrey, Christine L. Kellow, Jenny Kitzinger, Magdala Peixoto Labre, Catherine Amoroso Leslie, Debra Merskin, Jennifer Paff Ogle, Mary Beth Oliver, Valerie Palmer-Mehta, Julian Petley, Charles Piot, Srividya Ramasubramanian, Dorrie Ross, Sheila A. Ross, Medhi Semanti, H. Leslie Steeves.
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Cynthia Carter is Senior Lecturer in Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Cardiff. She is the co-author of Violence and the Media, published by Open University Press in 2003; the co-editor of Critical Readings: Media and Gender, also with Open University Press, and author of News Gender and Power and Environmental Risks and the Media. Cynthia is also the co-editor of the journal, 'Feminist Media Studies'. Kay Weaver is Associate Professor at the University of Waikato where she teaches in the Department of Management Communication. She is the author of Women Viewing Violence (BFI), and the co-author of Violence and the Media, published by Open University Press in the Issues in Cultural and Media Studies series.

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4.0 out of 5 starsIt is a good read, and very eye opening
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