Authored Book

Media and Violence: Gendering the Debates



Boyle K (2005) Media and Violence: Gendering the Debates. London: SAGE.

Media and Violence pays equal attention to the production, content and reception involved in any representation of violence. This book offers a framework for understanding how violence is represented and consumed. It examines: - The relationship of media, gender and real-world violence - Representations of violence in screen entertainment - The effects of violent media on consumers - The ethics and gender politics of the production processes of screen violence The discussions are illustrated with topical and well-known examples, enabling the reader to critically engage with the debates. The book includes chapter outlines; key questions for discussion; further reading lists; glossary; appendix of summaries of criminal cases discussed. It will be relevant for students of Media and Cultural Studies, Criminology, Gender Studies and Psychology.

Publication date31/12/2005
Publisher URL…rodId=Book227132
Place of publicationLondon