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Women, violence, and the media : readings in feminist criminology

Author: Drew Humphries
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press ; Hanover [NH] : Published by University Press of New England, ©2009.
Series: Northeastern series on gender, crime, and law.
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Provocative collection of essays designed to give students an understanding of media representations of women's experience of violence and to educate a new generation to recognize and critique media images of women
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Women, violence, and the media.
Boston : Northeastern University Press ; Hanover [NH] : Published by University Press of New England, c2009
(DLC) 2008049862
(OCoLC)276712904
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Drew Humphries
ISBN: 1555537189 9781555537180
OCLC Number: 607838956
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 279 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Words that wound : print media's presentation of gendered violence / Michelle L. Meloy and Susan L. Miller --
Constructing murderers : female killers of Law and order / Drew Humphries --
Screening stereotypes : African American women in Hollywood films / Frankie Y. Bailey --
What about women? The representation of women in media, crime, and violence textbooks / Zoann K. Snyder --
Does gender make a difference? The influence of female victimization on media coverage of mass murder incidents / Janice E. Clifford, Carl J. Jensen III, and Thomas A. Petee --
Rapist freed, victim punished : newspaper accounts of violence against women in Bangladesh / Mahfuzul I. Khondaker and Melissa H. Barlow --
Media images of wartime sexual violence : ethnic cleansing in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia / Yaschica Williams and Janine Bower --
The haunting of Jane Tennison : investigating violence against women in Prime suspect / Madelaine Adelman, Gray Cavender, and Nancy C. Jurik --
Victims and sources : newspaper reports of mass murder in domestic contexts / John W. Heeren and Jill Theresa Messing --
Running out of oxygen : is "television for women" suffocating women? / Emily Lenning and Darrin Kowitz --
Making sense of a female malady : fear of crime, hysteria, and women watching Crimewatch UK / Deborah Jermyn --
Victim blaming through high-profile crimes : an analysis of unintended consequences / Lynn S. Chancer.
Series Title: Northeastern series on gender, crime, and law.
Responsibility: edited by Drew Humphries.

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