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Title Controversial images : media representations on the edge / edited by Feona Attwood, Vincent Campbell, I.Q. Hunter, and Sharon Lockyer.
Publication Info. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: controversy and the crisis of the image / Feona Attwood, Vincent Campbell, I.Q. Hunter, & Sharon Lockyer -- Controversy and representation. Media-bodies and Photoshop / Meredith Jones -- Representation and resemblance in the case of the Danish cartoons / Catherine Collins & David Douglass -- Imitation and controversy: performing (trans)sexuality in Post-Communist Bulgaria / Plamena Kourtova -- X-ray visions: photography, propaganda and Guantanamo Bay / Bruce Bennett -- Constructing controversies. "The terrorists with highlights": Kurdish female suicide bombers in mainstream Turkish media / Ertug Altinay -- Constructing effects: disturbing images and the news construction of "media influence" in the Virginia Tech shootings / Jeremy Collins -- Border patrol: Trevor Brown, aesthetics and the protection of fictitious children / Adam Stapleton -- "The following content is not acceptable" / Julian Petley -- Ethics and aesthetics in controversial media -- Cutting edge: violence and body horror in anime / Caroline Ruddell -- "It's gonna hurt a little bit, but that's okay it makes my cock feel good": Max Hardcore and the myth of pleasure / Stephen Maddison -- The lexicon of offense: the meanings of torture, porn, and "torture porn" / Steve Jones -- The beast within: materiality, ethics and animal porn / Susanna Paasonen -- Engaging with controversial images. Embracing rape: understanding the attractions of exploitation movies / Martin Barker -- His soul shatters at about 0:23: Spankwire, self-scaring and hyberbolic shock / Julia Kennedy, and Clarissa Smith -- playing with controversial images in videogames: the terrorist mission controversy in "Call of duty: modern warfare 2" -- Vincent Campbell -- "A bad taste business": tv journalists reflect on the limits of news images / Paul Brighton.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Psychic trauma and mass media.
Mass media -- Psychological aspects.
Mass media -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Mass media -- Influence.
Violence in mass media.
Torture in mass media.
Added Author Attwood, Feona, editor of compilation.
Campbell, Vincent, 1971- editor of compilation.
Hunter, I. Q., 1964- editor of compilation.
Lockyer, Sharon, 1974- editor of compilation.
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Related To Original 9780230284050 0230284051 (DLC) 2012041197
ISBN 9781137291998 (electronic bk.)
1137291990 (electronic bk.)
9780230284050
0230284051
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