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The killing screens

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Alternate title:Media and the culture of violence
Summary:In contrast to the relatively simplistic behaviorist model that media violence causes real-world violence, Dr. Gerbner encourages the viewer to think about the psychological, political, social, and developmental impacts of growing up and living within a cultural environment of pervasive, ritualized violent images.
Description:Contents: Stories of power -- Happy violence -- Accelerating violence -- Violence is a social relationship -- The lessons of violence -- Citizenship in the cultural environment -- What parents and teachers can do.
Creator:Jhally, Sut
Contributor:Gerbner, George
Kilbourne, Jean
Provider:Media Education Foundation
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Northampton
Topical subjects:Violence in mass media
Violence on television
Popular culture -- United States
United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Television and children -- United States
Television and families -- United States
Television -- Psychological aspects
Television -- Social aspects
Genre:Documentary films
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Broadcasting, Communications
Films@UM Browse terms:TV, Film
American Culture, History
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