Encyclopedia of Media Violence

Editor/Author Eastin, Matthew S.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Single-User Purchase Price: $406.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $609.00
ISBN: 978-1-4129-3685-9
Category: Social Sciences - Media & Communications
Image Count: 8
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Entries examine theory, research, and debates as they relate to media violence in a manner that is accessible and jargon-free to help readers better understand questions from varied perspectives. From Aggression and Animated Cartoons to V-chips and War Toys, this work provides balanced, comprehensive coverage of this hot-button issue.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Entries
  • Reader's Guide
  • About the Editor
  • Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Entries
  • Advertising, Influence on Society
  • Advertising, Violent Content in
  • Advertising Laws Regarding Violent and Aggressive Content
  • African Americans in Media, Character Depictions and Social Representation of
  • Aggression, Definition and Assessment of
  • Aggression, Risk Factors of
  • Aggression and Affect
  • Aggression and Anger
  • Aggression and Attachment
  • Aggression and Brain Functioning
  • Aggression and Culture
  • Aggression in Youth
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Aggressive Personality
  • Arousal and Aggressive Content, Theory and Psychology of
  • Asians in Media, Character Depictions and Social Representation of
  • Attitude, Effects of Media Violence on
  • Audience Interpretation of Media Violence, Effects of
  • Bobo Doll Studies
  • Boundary Testing
  • Bullying, Definition and Laws of
  • Catharsis Theory
  • Censorship of Violent Content
  • Character Development Within Violent Content
  • Cognition: Schemas and Scripts
  • Cognitive Psychology of Violence
  • Cognitive Script Theory and the Dynamics of Cognitive Scripting
  • Comedic Violence, Effects of
  • Competition, Sports, and Video Games
  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives
  • Cultivating Content and the Social Representation of Violence
  • Cultivation Theory
  • Cultural Voyeurism
  • Culture of Violence
  • Cyberbullying, Definition and Effects of
  • Cyberbullying, Violent Content in
  • Cyberbullying Laws
  • Demographic Effects
  • Desensitization Effects on Society
  • Developmental Effects
  • Drench Effects From Video Games
  • Drench Hypothesis
  • Effect Size in Media Violence, Research and Effects of
  • Effects From Violent Media, Short- and Long-Term
  • Effects of Media Violence on Relational Aggression
  • Emergent Public Health Issue: Effects of Violence
  • Ethical Development, Effects on
  • Ethical Issues in Researching Media Violence Effects
  • Excitation-Transfer Theory
  • Exposure to Violent Content, Effects on Child Development
  • Fantasy Genre, Violence and Aggression in
  • Fear Reactions to Violent Content
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • Films, Representation of Violence and Its Effects in
  • First Amendment Protections and Freedom of Expression
  • First-Person Perspective, Violent Content From
  • Flow Theory
  • Forbidden Fruit Hypothesis
  • Gender, Effects of Violent Content on
  • Gender and Aggression
  • Gender Stereotypes, Societal Influence on
  • General Aggression Model
  • Genetics of Aggressive Behavior
  • Grand Theft Auto
  • Grand Theft Auto, Social Representations in
  • Group Aggression
  • Identity, Media Violence and Its Effects on
  • Interactive Media, Aggressive Outcomes of
  • International Perspective on Media Violence
  • Internet Blocking
  • Internet Content, Effects of Violent
  • Internet Violence, Influence on Society
  • Internet Violence Laws
  • Latinos in Media, Character Depictions and Social Representation of
  • Legislating Media Violence: Law and Policy
  • Lineation Theory
  • Longitudinal Research Findings on the Effects of Violent Content
  • Marketing of Violence
  • Media as a Reflection of Society
  • Media Education and Media Literacy
  • Media Effects Perspectives of Violence
  • Media Rating Systems
  • Media Violence, Definitions and Context of
  • Memory and Violence
  • Methodologies for Assessing Effects of Media
  • Moral Development, Effects of Media Violence on
  • Music Videos and Lyrics, Violent Content in
  • Narrative, Effects of Violent
  • National Television Violence Study
  • News, the Presentation and Effects of Violent Content in
  • Parasocial Relationships
  • Pediatricians and Media Violence
  • Peer Influence on Violent Content Effects
  • Pornography, Violent Content in
  • Pornography, Violent Content in: Effects of
  • Presence Theory
  • Priming Theory
  • Psychobiology of Violence
  • Psychopathology and Susceptibility to Violence
  • Race-Based Attributes in Video Games, Influence on Hostility
  • Rap Lyrics, Effects of Violent Content in
  • Rape Perceptions
  • Rating Systems, Film
  • Rating Systems, Television
  • Rating Systems, Video Games
  • Realism of Violent Content, Real-World Violence on Television, and Their Effects
  • Reasons for Consuming Violent Entertainment
  • Regulating Systems, Internet
  • Relational Aggression
  • Screen Size and Violent Content, Effects of
  • Sex in Media, Effects on Society
  • Sexualized Aggression
  • Situational Influences on Aggressive Reactions to Media Violence
  • Social Aggression. See Relational Aggression
  • Social Cognitive Theory
  • Social Isolation
  • Social Learning From Media
  • Socialization of Violence in Media and Its Effects
  • Sports, Violence and Aggression in
  • Stereotyping in Violent Media Content
  • Television Violence
  • Trait Aggression
  • Transportation Theory
  • User Involvement in Violent Content, Effects of
  • User Trends Toward Aggressive Games
  • Uses and Gratifications Perspective of Media Effects
  • Video Game Industry, Regulation Within the
  • Video Game Platforms, Effects of
  • Video Game Player and Opponent Effects
  • Video Games, User Motivations
  • Violence, Definition of
  • Violence in Media, Effects on Aggression and Violent Crime
  • Violent Artistic Expression
  • Virtual Reality, Violent Content in
  • Weapons in Violent Media Content, Use, Policy, and Effects of
  • Resource Guide