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Attwood, Feona

Controversial Images

Attwood, Feona - Controversial Images, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Media Controversy and the Crisis of the Image
Feona Attwood, Vincent Campbell, I. Q. Hunter, Sharon Lockyer

Part I. Controversy and Representation

2. Media-Bodies and Photoshop
Meredith Jones

3. Representation and Resemblance in the Case of the Danish Cartoons
Catherine Collins, David Douglass

4. Imitation and Controversy: Performing (Trans)Sexuality in Post-Communist Bulgaria
Plamena Kourtova

5. X-Ray Visions: Photography, Propaganda and Guantánamo Bay
Bruce Bennett

Part II. Constructing Controversies

6. ‘The Terrorists with Highlights’: Kurdish Female Suicide Bombers in Mainstream Turkish Media
Ertug Altinay

7. Constructing Effects: Disturbing Images and the News Construction of ‘media influence’ in the Virginia Tech Shootings
Jeremy Collins

8. Border Patrol: Trevor Brown, Aesthetics and the Protection of Fictitious Children
Adam Stapleton

9. ‘The Following Content is Not Acceptable’
Julian Petley

Part III. Ethics and Aesthetics in Controversial Media

10. Cutting Edge: Violence and Body Horror in Anime
Caroline Ruddell

11. ‘It’s Gonna Hurt a Little Bit. But That’s Okay — It Makes My Cock Feel Good’: Max Hardcore and the Myth of Pleasure
Stephen Maddison

12. The Lexicon of Offence: The Meanings of Torture, Porn, and ‘Torture Porn’
Steve Jones

13. The Beast Within: Materiality, Ethics and Animal Porn
Susanna Paasonen

Part IV. Engaging with Controversial Images

14. Embracing Rape: Understanding the Attractions of Exploitation Movies
Martin Barker

15. His Soul Shatters at About 0:23: Spankwire, Self-Scaring and Hyberbolic Shock
Julia Kennedy, Clarissa Smith

16. Playing with Controversial Images in Videogames: The Terrorist Mission Controversy in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Vincent Campbell

17. ‘A Bad Taste Business’: TV Journalists Reflect on the Limits of News Images
Paul Brighton

Keywords: Social Sciences, Journalism, Film and Television Studies, Cultural and Media Studies, general, Media Studies, Media Research, Photography

Editor
 
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
304 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137291998
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-32924-3

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