Encyclopedia of Media Violence
- Matthew S. Eastin - University of Texas-Austin, USA
Features & Benefits:
- 134 signed entries are available both in print and electronically.
- Entries conclude with Cross-References and Suggestions for Further Readings to guide users to related entries and resources for further research.
- Although organized in A-to-Z fashion, a thematic Reader’s Guide in the front matter groups related entries by topic to make it easier for users to locate related entries of interest. In the electronic version, the Reader's Guide combines with the Cross-References and a detailed Index to facilitate search-and-browse.
"A comprehensive overview of media mayhem in a variety of forms, editor Eastin's compilation presents informative studies of theory, empirical data, and opinion on a contemporary public issue....This interesting and well-written reference is recommended for academic libraries, especially those supporting media or mass-communication programs."
"The Encyclopedia of Media Violence will be a tremendous resource to support specialized initial research for students new to the topic and courses with aligned content in communication studies, psychology, child development, sociology and other related fields. The strength of this book is in its readable articles that summarize scientific studies and that are written by experts in their fields covering everything from influence on advertising to policies on use of weapons in violent media content to goals and effects of media rating systems.”