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Title Ill effects : the media/violence debate / edited by Martin Barker and Julian Petley
Edition 2nd ed
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (x, 229 pages) : illustrations
Series Communication and society
Communication and society (Routledge (Firm))
Contents Introduction : from bad research to good : a guide for the perplexed / Martin Barker and Julian Petley -- The Newson Report : a case study in "common sense" / Martin Barker -- The worrying influence of "media effects" studies / David Gauntlett -- Electronic child abuse? : rethinking the media's effects on children / David Buckingham -- Living for libido, or, "Child's play IV" : the imagery of childhood and the call for censorship / Patricia Holland -- Just what the doctors ordered? : media regulation, education and the "problem" of media violence / Sara Bragg -- Once more with feeling : talking about the media violence debate in Australia / Sue Turnbull -- I was a teenage horror fan, or, "How I learned to stop worrying and love Linda Blair" / Mark Kermode -- "Looks like it hurts" : women's responses to shocking entertainment / Annette Hill -- Reservoirs of dogma : an archaeology of popular anxieties / Graham Murdock -- Us and them / Julian Petley -- Invasion of the Internet abusers : marketing fears about the information superhighway / Thomas Craig and Julian Petley -- On the problems of being a "trendy travesty" / Martin Barker (with Julian Petley)
Summary Ill Effects argues that the question of media influence needs to be debated by those with a clearer understanding of how audiences and media interact with one another
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mass media -- Influence.
Mass media -- Social aspects.
Violence in mass media.
Form Electronic book
Author Barker, Martin.
Petley, Julian.
LC no. 00045952
ISBN 0203465091