Women, violence and the media: readings in feminist criminology

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? T...

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Contributors: Humphries, Drew (Publisher)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Boston [u.a.] Northeastern Univ. Press [u.a.] 2009
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary: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
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references
Physical Description:XV, 279 S.
ISBN:9781555537036