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Title Women, violence, and the media : readings in feminist criminology / edited by Drew Humphries.

Publication Info. Boston : Northeastern University Press ; [2009]
Hanover [NH] : Published by University Press of New England, [2009]


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Description 1 online resource (xv, 279 pages).
Series The Northeastern series on gender, crime, and law
Northeastern series on gender, crime, and law.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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.
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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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Subject 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 & Welfare.
Feminist theory. (OCoLC)fst00922816
Rape in mass media. (OCoLC)fst01090013
Sex in mass media. (OCoLC)fst01114475
Violence in mass media. (OCoLC)fst01167284
Violence in women. (OCoLC)fst01167313
Women -- Crimes against. (OCoLC)fst01176618
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Humphries, Drew.
Other Form: Print version: Women, violence, and the media. Boston : Northeastern University Press ; Hanover [NH] : Published by University Press of New England, ©2009 (DLC) 2008049862 (OCoLC)276712904
ISBN 1555537189 (electronic bk.)
9781555537180 (electronic bk.)
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