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Examining Pop Culture - Violence in Film and TV

by James D. Torr

  • 180 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Issues - Violence,
  • Violence on television,
  • Performing Arts - Television & Radio,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Violence in motion pictures,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Social Science - Sociology,
  • Popular culture,
  • Performing Arts - Film,
  • Humanities,
  • History,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7897802M
    ISBN 100737708646
    ISBN 109780737708646

    Caught between two worlds, standing on a near-literal precipice with one foot in the African American experience, the other firmly in majority white culture, the protagonist of the passing film is. This book reviews current and historical examples of violence in film, television, radio, music, music videos, video games, and novels. It sheds light on the scholarship related to violence in popular culture, compares historical and current examples, and offers detailed assessments of violent content in various expressions of popular culture.

    Written in an accessible style and analysing a broad range of popular culture artefacts (including commercial advertising, printed and digital news-related journalism and commentary, music, film, television programming, websites and social media), this book will be of use to students, researchers and practitioners of International Relations. Violence and American cinema User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The influence of various forms of media on American culture for good or ill has traditionally prompted debate. The issues are often complex, requiring a broad study of cultural perspectives as a whole Read full review.

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Gr. Essays in this volume in the Examining Pop Culture series give readers much to think about as they read about everything from violence in full-length films and TV police dramas to violence in reality shows and video : James D. Torr. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm.

Contents: A brief history of film violence / Stephen Prince --Teen rebellion films and juvenile delinquency / David M. Considine --Action-revenge films / Jake Horsely --Slasher films and violence against women / Barry S.

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