Violence and the media
Violence and the Media is an indispensable introduction to current thinking about media and violence and its potential influence on audiences. Adopting a fresh perspective on the ``media effects'' debate, Carter and Weaver engage with a host of pressing issues around violence in different media contexts.
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Approaches to research into media violence 6
The politics of the media violence debate 15
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