Mind Abuse

Mind Abuse

Media Violence in An Information Age

Book - 2000
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction

Chapter One - Teachers Today - Who Are They? : Community Erosion and Countervailing Forces : Examining the Medium for the Message : The Broad Picture : Common Themes : Confusion over Educational Goals : Market-Place Values Invading the Classroom

Chapter Two - Media in Contemporary Capitalism : The Manufacture of Consent : Economic Trends Violent Underpinnings

Chapter Three - The LaMarsh Commission Mandate : Appointment of the Commission : Methods and Scope of the LaMarsh Commission Research : The Final Report : The LaMarsh Commission's Research Analysis : Content : Formularization : The Key to Television Programming: Effects of Media Violence : The Interwoven Pattern Industry and Policy : The LaMarsh Commission Conclusions : The LaMarsh Commission Recommendations : A New System Legislation : Financial Incentives : Research, Education, and Public Awareness : The Role of Parents

Chapter Four - Developments Since the LaMarsh Commission : The LaMarsh Centre Research on Pornography : New Initiatives Elsewhere : New Methodologies and Old Responses : Surveys and Polls : Psychiatric Approaches : Sociological and Other Related Approaches : The Concept of Ideological Child Abuse : Hegemony and the Mass Media : Cultural Studies Media Literacy: Courses in the Schools : AML Leadership

Chapter Five - The Ascendancy of Pornography : Another Subject of Controversy : Fraser Committee Ignores Research Findings : Industry Orchestrated Opposition to New Legislation : More Federal Initiatives : Renewed Public Debate over Definitions : Impact of New Child Pornography Legislation : More Manifestations of the Problem : Exploiting the Threat of Censorship for Profit

Chapter Six - Other Modest Gains : Legislation for the Protection of Children : Advertising Directed to Children : Landmark Court Precedents : Legal Trends in Other Jurisdictions : Converging Exploitation

Chapter Seven - Another Round of Public Protest : A New Code on Violence : The Canadian Broadcast Standards Classification of Films, Videos and Television Programming : The Bird Committee Report on Television Violence : Freedom with Responsibility: Can it Work? : News Med

Publisher: Montreal : Black Rose Books, c2000
ISBN: 9781551641522
1551641526
9781551641539
1551641534
Characteristics: xii, 225 p. ; 23 cm

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