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Media violence and agression : science and ideology

Author: Tom Grimes; James A Anderson; Lori A Bergen
Publisher: London : SAGE, 2007.
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Counters the claim that media violence leads to widespread social aggression. This title argues that there are, indeed, media effects that derive from media violence, pornography, and other kinds of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Grimes; James A Anderson; Lori A Bergen
ISBN: 9781412914406 141291440X 1412914418 9781412914413
OCLC Number: 165409962
Description: p. cm.
Contents: 1. Setting the Stage 2. A Short History of the Concept of Effects 3. The Epistemology of Media Effects 4 The Social Scientific "Theory" That Never Quite Fit 5. Is it Just Science? 6. The World According to Causationists 7. The Biggest Cultural Variable of All: The Child 8. The Role of Psychopathology in the Media 9. The Attempt to Make an Idology a Science 10. To Legislate or Not to Legislate Against Media Violence
Responsibility: Tom Grimes, James A. Anderson, Lori A. Bergen.

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