Family & Relationships

The Case for Television Violence

by Jib Fowles
Publisher: SAGE
Release Date: 1999-09-20
Genre: Family & Relationships
Pages: 161 pages
ISBN 13: 0761907904
ISBN 10: 9780761907909
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Synopsis : The Case for Television Violence written by Jib Fowles, published by SAGE which was released on 1999-09-20. Download The Case for Television Violence Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Zillmann, Dolf. (1971). Excitation transfer of communication-mediated aggressive behavior. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 7(4), 419-434. Zillmann, Dolf. (1980). Anatomy of suspense, In Percy H. Tannenbaum (Ed.), ... -- Taking the provocative stand that television violence has been misinterpreted, this book posits that rather than undermining the social order, television supports order by providing a safe outlet for aggressive impulses. Fowles demonstrates that the scientific literature does not support what many believe; asks readers to question their viewing habits; explains that the anti-violence critique is best understood as the key issue in the conflict between high and popular culture; situates the arrival of televised violence within the historical context of the disallowance of traditionally sanctioned targets of aggression.