Media Violence

ISBN-10: 0737742194

ISBN-13: 9780737742190

Edition: 2009

Authors: David M. Haugen

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List price: $29.45
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cengage Gale
Publication date: 10/6/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 232
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?
Is Media Violence a Serious Problem?
Chapter Preface
Exposure to Violence in the Media Leads to Violent Behavior
The Problem of Media Violence Is Exaggerated
Video Games Foster Violent Behavior
Video Games Have Become a Scapegoat for Violent Behavior
Video Games Are Useful Educational Tools
The Lack of Moral Context in Violent Movies Is Harmful
Periodical Bibliography
How Should Media Violence Be Regulated?
Chapter Preface
The Government Has the Power to Regulate Violence on Television
The Government Should Not Regulate Violence on Television
Parents Should Regulate Their Children's Exposure to Violence on Television
Parents Recognize That Regulating Violence on Television Is Unnecessary
The Video Game Ratings System Is an Effective Regulation
The Video Game Ratings System Is an Ineffective Regulation
Periodical Bibliography
What Are the Effects of Violence and Suffering in News Media Reporting?
Chapter Preface
Watching Violent News Has Harmful Effects on Children
Media Reports of Violent Crime Encourage Copycat Violent Acts
News Media Should Provide a Context for the Violence They Report
Violence in Television Shows Mirrors Violence from the News
Periodical Bibliography
Is the Internet a New Medium for Violence?
Chapter Preface
Cyberbullying Is Worse than Physical Bullying
Cyberbullying Is Not Worse than Physical Bullying
The Internet Encourages Amateur Fight Videos
The Internet Reduces Violent Criminal Behavior
Terrorists Are Using the Internet to Further Their Violent Aims
Periodical Bibliography
For Further Discussion
Organizations to Contact
Bibliography of Books
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