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Violence and War in Culture and the Media free pdf This edited volume examines theoretical and empirical issues relating to violence and war and its implications for media, culture and society. Over the last two decades there has been a proliferation of books, films and art on the subject of violence and war. However, this is the first volume that offers a varied analysis which has wider implications for several disciplines, thus providing the reader with a text that is both multi-faceted and accessible. This book introduces the current debates surrounding this topic through five particular lenses: the historical involves an examination of historical patterns of the communication of violence and war through a variety sources the cultural utilises the cultural studies perspective to engage with issues of violence, visibility and spectatorship the sociological focuses on how terrorism, violence and war are remembered and negotiated in the public sphere the political offers an exploration into the politics of assigning blame for war, the influence of psychology on media actors, and new media political communication issues in relation to the state and the media the gender-studies perspective provides an analysis of violence and war from a gender studies viewpoint. Violence and War in Culture and the Media will be of much interest to students of war and conflict studies, media and communications studies, sociology, security studies and political science.

About Athina Karatzogianni

Athina Karatzogianni is Lecturer in Media, Culture and Society at the University of Hull, UK. She is author of The Politics of Cyberconflict (2006), Power, Conflict and Resistance: Social Movements, Networks and Hierarchies with Andrew Robinson (2010), and editor of Cyber Conflict and Global Politics (2009).

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Author : Athina Karatzogianni
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 02 December 2011
ISBN : 041566523X
EAN : 9780415665230
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 296 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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