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Women, Violence, and the Media : Readings in Feminist Criminology

By: Humphries, Drew.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Northeastern Series on Gender, Crime, and Law: Publisher: Lebanon : Northeastern University Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (298 p.).ISBN: 9781555537180.Subject(s): Feminist theory | Rape in mass media | Sex in mass media | Violence in mass media | Violence in women | Women -- Crimes againstGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women, Violence, and the Media : Readings in Feminist CriminologyDDC classification: 362.88082 LOC classification: HV6250.4.W65 W6616 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Contents; Tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction. Toward a Framework for Integrating Women, Violence, and the Media; Part I. Gendered Constructions. Women and Violence; Chapter 1. Words that Wound. Print Media''s Presentation of Gendered Violence; Chapter 2. Constructing Murderers. Female Killers of "Law and Order"; Chapter 3. Screening Stereotypes. African American Women in Hollywood Films; Chapter 4. What About Women? The Representation of Women in Media, Crime, and Violence Textbooks; Part II. Debating the Issues. Femicide and Sexual Terrorism
Chapter 5. Does Gender Make a Difference? The Influence of Female Victimization on Media Coverage of Mass Murder IncidentsChapter 6. Rapist Freed, Victim Punished. Newspaper Accounts of Violence against Women in Bangladesh; Chapter 7. Media Images of Wartime Sexual Violence. Ethnic Cleansing in Rwanda and the Former Yugoslavia; Chapter 8. The Haunting of Jane Tennison. Investigating Violence against Women in "Prime Suspect"; Part III. Changing the Image. Feminist Critics and Criticism; Chapter 9. Victims and Sources. Newspaper Reports of Mass Murder in Domestic Contexts
Chapter 10. Running Out of Oxygen. Is "Television for Women" Suffocating Women?Chapter 11. Making Sense of a Female Malady. Fear of Crime, Hysteria, and Women Watching "Crimewatch UK"; Chapter 12. Victim Blaming Through High-Profile Crimes. An Analysis of Unintended Consequences; Selected Readings; Contributors; Back Cover
Summary: 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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Front Cover; Contents; Tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction. Toward a Framework for Integrating Women, Violence, and the Media; Part I. Gendered Constructions. Women and Violence; Chapter 1. Words that Wound. Print Media''s Presentation of Gendered Violence; Chapter 2. Constructing Murderers. Female Killers of "Law and Order"; Chapter 3. Screening Stereotypes. African American Women in Hollywood Films; Chapter 4. What About Women? The Representation of Women in Media, Crime, and Violence Textbooks; Part II. Debating the Issues. Femicide and Sexual Terrorism

Chapter 5. Does Gender Make a Difference? The Influence of Female Victimization on Media Coverage of Mass Murder IncidentsChapter 6. Rapist Freed, Victim Punished. Newspaper Accounts of Violence against Women in Bangladesh; Chapter 7. Media Images of Wartime Sexual Violence. Ethnic Cleansing in Rwanda and the Former Yugoslavia; Chapter 8. The Haunting of Jane Tennison. Investigating Violence against Women in "Prime Suspect"; Part III. Changing the Image. Feminist Critics and Criticism; Chapter 9. Victims and Sources. Newspaper Reports of Mass Murder in Domestic Contexts

Chapter 10. Running Out of Oxygen. Is "Television for Women" Suffocating Women?Chapter 11. Making Sense of a Female Malady. Fear of Crime, Hysteria, and Women Watching "Crimewatch UK"; Chapter 12. Victim Blaming Through High-Profile Crimes. An Analysis of Unintended Consequences; Selected Readings; Contributors; Back Cover

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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DREW HUMPHRIES is Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, Rutgers University-Camden and the author of Crack Mothers: Pregnancy, Drugs, and the Media (Ohio State University Press 1999).

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