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Women, violence, and the media [electronic resource] : readings in feminist criminology / edited by Drew Humphries.

Contributor(s): Humphries, Drew.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Northeastern series on gender, crime, and law: Publisher: Boston : Hanover [NH] : Northeastern University Press ; Published by University Press of New England, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xv, 279 p.).ISBN: 1555537189 (electronic bk.); 9781555537180 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Women -- Crimes against | Violence in women | Rape in mass media | Sex in mass media | Violence in mass media | Feminist theory | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & WelfareGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women, violence, and the media.DDC classification: 362.88082 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
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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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.

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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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