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Is media violence a problem? / Stefan Kiesbye, book editor.

Kiesbye, Stefan. (Added Author).

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Winchester Comm. PL - Winchester 303.6 MER (Text) 76682000131555 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780737748864
  • ISBN: 0737748869
  • ISBN: 9780737748871
  • ISBN: 0737748877
  • Physical Description: 114 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2010]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Media violence causes aggression in children / Gina Simmons -- Media violence does not cause aggressive behavior in children / Jonathan L. Freedman -- Viewer's responses to violent media are complex and varied / David Trend -- Movies don't facilitate violence--gun laws do / James Rocchi -- Violent video games might be to blame for violent behavior / Mark and Keisha Hoerrner -- Violent video games are not to blame for violent behavior / Daniel Koffler -- Violent video games are harmful to young people / William Sears -- Condemnations of media violence are often simplistic and misguided / Henry Jenkins -- Violent media do not teach a Christian worldview / Kerby Anderson -- Media violence makes torture acceptable to viewers / A.S. Hamrah -- The FCC should regulate violence on television / Christian Science Monitor -- The FCC should not regulate violence on television / Nick Gillespie -- Researchers have not proven that media violence merits policy changes / Edward Castronova.
Summary, etc.: Presents a collection of essays offering different opinions on violence in the media, discussing such topics as video game violence, FCC regulations, and the relationship between media violence and aggressive behavior in children.
Subject: Violence in mass media.
Mass media > Social aspects.

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