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Encyclopedia of Media Violence (Hardback)

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ISBN 10: 1412936853 / ISBN 13: 9781412936859
Edité par SAGE Publications Inc, United States, 2013
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Does violence on a movie, TV, or computer screen or in a song lyric beget violence in the streets?a What about aggression and violence in televised sporting events?a What are the known effects of violence in the media on the developing mind of a young child?a Do rating systems and warning labels help in the effort to keep overtly violent materials out of the hands of childrenuor do they act as magnets?a Where does violence in the media cross a line from legitimate entertainment and plot development to gratuitousness and even pornography?a How do we define media violence, and just how much is there?a What methodologies do behavioral scientists use to assess content and draw conclusions about effects, and how do we separate valid inferences from entrenched myths and assumptions?a How should findings from research studies be translated into public policy?a Studentsaare able to explore these questions and more in the two-volume Encyclopedia of Media Violence.a Entries examine theory, research, and debates as they relate to media violence in a manner that is accessible andajargon-free to help readers better understand questions from varied perspectives.aFrom oAggressiono and oAnimated Cartoonso to oV-chipso and oWar Toys,o this work provides balanced, comprehensive coverage of this hot-button issue.Features Benefits: 134 signed entries are available both in print and electronically.Entries conclude with Cross-References and Suggestions for Further Readings to guide users to related entries and resources for further research.Although organized in A-to-Z fashion, a thematic ReaderAes Guide in the front matter groups related entries by topic to make it easier for users to locate related entries of interest.In the electronic version, the Reader s Guide combines with the Cross-References and a detailed Index to facilitate search-and-browse.Appendices provide student researchers with a Resource Guide (annotated lists of classic books, journals, internet resources in the field, regulations and rating schemes, etc.). N° de réf. du libraire AAX9781412936859

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Titre : Encyclopedia of Media Violence (Hardback)

Éditeur : SAGE Publications Inc, United States

Date d'édition : 2013

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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Via 134 signed entries, this encyclopedia provides students, researchers, and the general public with an accessible, comprehensive, and well-balanced eviddence-based examination of theory, research and debates related to media violence. Entries conclude with Cross-References and Suggestions for Further Readings to guide users to related entries and resources for further research, and a thematic Reader’s Guide in the front matter groups related entries by topic to make it easier for users to locate related entries of interest.

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Matthew S. Eastin (PhD, Michigan State University) is an associate professor in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations at The University of Texas at Austin. His research focuses on media behavior. From this perspective, he investigates message development, information processing, and the social and psychological factors associated with the use and effects of newer technology. In particular, Eastin has focused much of his research on video game engagement, including violence. Eastin has published approximately 70 research manuscripts. The Encyclopedia of Media Violence will be his third edited book.

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