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Controversial Images

Media Representations on the Edge
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ISBN-13:
9781349329243
Einband:
Book
Erscheinungsdatum:
24.06.2016
Seiten:
292
Autor:
F. Attwood
Gewicht:
411 g
Format:
218x142x22 mm
Serie:
Progress in Mathematics
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

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Introduction: Controversy and the Crisis of the Image; F.Attwood , V.Campbell , I.Q.Hunter & S.Lockyer PART I: CONTROVERSY AND REPRESENTATION Media-Bodies and Photoshop; M.Jones Representation and Resemblance in The Case of the Danish Cartoons; C.Collins & D.Douglass Imitation and Controversy: Performing (Trans)Sexuality in Post-communist Bulgaria; P.Kourtova X-Ray Visions: Photography, Propaganda and Guantánamo Bay; B.Bennett PART II: CONSTRUCTING CONTROVERSIES 'The Terrorists with Highlights': Kurdish Female Suicide Bombers in Mainstream Turkish Media; E.Altinay Constructing Effects: Disturbing Images and the News Construction of 'media influence' in the Virginia Tech Shootings; J.Collins Border Patrol: Trevor Brown, Aesthetics and the Protection of Fictitious Children; A.Stapleton 'The Following Content Is Not Acceptable'; J.Petley PART III: ETHICS AND AESTHETICS IN CONTROVERSIAL MEDIA Cutting Edge: Violence and Body Horror in Anime; C.Ruddell 'It's Gonna Hurt a Little Bit. But That's Okay - It Makes My Cock Feel Good': Max Hardcore and the Myth of Pleasure; S.Maddison The Lexicon of Offense: The Meanings of Torture, Porn, and 'Torture Porn'; S.Jones The Beast Within: Materiality, Ethics and Animal Porn; S.Paasonen PART IV: ENGAGING WITH CONTROVERSIAL IMAGES Embracing Rape: Understanding the Attractions of Exploitation Movies; M.Barker His Soul Shatters at About 0:23: Spankwire, Self-Scaring and Hyberbolic Shock; J.Kennedy & C.Smith Playing with Controversial Images in Videogames: The Terrorist Mission Controversy in 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2'; V.Campbell 'A Bad Taste Business': TV Journalists Reflect on the Limits of News Images; P.Brighton
Offering a series of case studies of recent media controversies, this collection draws on new perspectives in cultural studies to consider a wide variety of images. The book suggest how we might achieve a more subtle understanding of controversial images and negotiate the difficult terrain of the new media landscape.