Controversial Images (inbunden)
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Palgrave Macmillan
Campbell, Vincent / Hunter, I. Q.
XII, 292 p.
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447:B&W 5.5 x 8.5 in or 216 x 140 mm (Demy 8vo) Case Laminate on White w/Matte Lam

Controversial Images

Media Representations on the Edge

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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.
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RUESTEM ERTU? ALTINAY Doctoral candidate at New York University, USA MARTIN BARKER Emeritus Professor at Aberystwyth University, UK BRUCE BENNETT Lecturer in Film Studies in the Lancaster Institute for Contemporary Arts at Lancaster University, UK PAUL BRIGHTON Executive Principal Lecturer and Head of Media and Film, University of Wolverhampton, UK CATHERINE ANN COLLINS Professor in the Department of Rhetoric and Media Studies at Willamette University, USA JEREMY COLLINS Lectures in media studies at London Metropolitan University, UK DAVID DOUGLASS Dean of Campus Life and Professor of Rhetoric and Media Studies at Willamette University, USA MEREDITH JONES Senior Lecturer at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia STEVE JONES Lecturer in the Department of Media at Northumbria University, UK JULIA KENNEDY Senior Lecturer in Journalism at University College Falmouth, UK PLAMENA KOURTOVA PhD Candidate in Ethnomusicology at Florida State University, USA STEPHEN MADDISON Principal Lecturer in Cultural Studies at the University of East London, UK SUSANNA PAASONEN Professor of Media Studies at University of Turku, Finland JULIAN PETLEY Professor of Journalism and Screen Media in the School of Arts, Brunel University, UK CAROLINE RUDDELL Lecturer in Film and Television at St. Mary's University College at Strawberry Hill, UK CLARISSA SMITH Reader in Sexual Cultures at the University of Sunderland, UK ADAM STAPLETON PhD candidate in the school of Communication Arts at the University of Western Sydney, Australia


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 Guantanamo 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