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Title Controversial images [electronic resource] : media representations on the edge / edited by Feona Attwood, Middlesex University, UK, Vincent Campbell, University of Leicester, UK, I.Q. Hunter, De Montfort University, UK, and Sharon Lockyer, lecturer in sociology and communication, School of Social Sciences, Brunel University, UK.
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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 1137291990 (electronic bk.)
9781137291998 (electronic bk.)
9780230284050 (hardback)
0230284051 (hardback)
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