Encyclopedia Of Media Violence: One-Volume Set
ISBN : 9781412936859
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Encyclopedia of Media Violence: One-Volume Set
Review"A comprehensive overview of media mayhem in a variety of forms, editor Eastin's compilation presents informative studies of theory, empirical data, and opinion on a contemporary public issue....This interesting and well-written reference is recommended for academic libraries, especially those supporting media or mass-communication programs." -- Mary Ellen Snodgrass - Booklist Published On: 2014-05-15"Violence in the media, a perennial research topic among undergraduate students, takes center stage in this one-volume encyclopedia. ... Contributors do an excellent job of treating a highly multidisciplinary topic, with entries culled from various disciplines, including communications, sociology, psychology, and media studies. Although this encyclopedia provides a solid foundation from which to explore emerging media, its focus is on violence in traditional media, such as music, television, and video games, in the US. Librarians will appreciate entries on such popular topics as cyber bullying, violent content in video games, and media violence-related legislation. ... Summing Up: Recommended. Lower- and upper-level undergraduates." -- C. Springfield - CHOICE Published On: 2014-10-01"The Encyclopedia of Media Violencewill be a tremendous resource to support specialized initial research for students new to the topic and courses with aligned content in communication studies, psychology, child development, sociology and other related fields. The strength of this book is in its readable articles that summarize scientific studies and that are written by experts in their fields covering everything from influence on advertising to policies on use of weapons in violent media content to goals and effects of media rating systems." -- Jodi Kearns - Reference Reviews Published On: 2014-12-31Via 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
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