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The Myth of Media Violence: A Critical Introduction assesses the current and historical debates over violence in film, television, and video games; extends the conversation beyond simple condemnation or support; and addresses a diverse range of issues and influences. * Looks at the chronology of contemporary media violence, and explores reservations over communications medias throughout history. * Examines the forces behind the encouraged anxieties about media violence. * Uses examples drawn from a range of media, including disaster and horror movies, science fiction, film tie-in toys, crime shows, MTV, news, sports, and children's television programming, books and video games. * Includes a closing chapter about why media violence exists as it does in our culture, and what we can do about it.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405133838
ISBN-10: 140513383X
Format: Hardback
(243mm x 168mm x 14mm)
Pages: 152
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Trend

David Trend is Professor of Studio Art at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author or editor of a number of books, including Radical Democracy: Identity, Citizenship and the State (1995) and Reading Digital Culture (Blackwell, 2001).

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