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Description - Deciphering Violence by Karen A. Cerulo

Drawing on media that includes television, newspaper, fiction, film, painting and photography, as well as interviews and focus groups, Karen Cerulo explores the ways in which individuals think about, depict and evaluate violence. Moving beyond typical studies that focus on violent story content, this book decodes the role of story structure itself and how the sequencing of facts can systematically influence our moral judgements of violent acts.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415917995
ISBN-10: 0415917999
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 201
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Jul-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Karen A. Cerulo

Karen A. Cerulo is Associate Profess of Sociology at Rutgers University. She is author of Identity Designs: The Sights and Sounds of a Nation (1996) and co-author of Second Thoughts: Seeing Conventional Wisdom Through the Sociological Eye (1997).

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