Violence on the Screen

Violence on the Screen

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VIOLENCE ON THE SCREEN deals with an issue that has sparked furious debate. It explores subjects such as: the pros and cons of depicting violent acts on screen; whether violence on the screen leads to real-life violent crime; and censorship versus the right to freedom of expression.The VOICES series brings alive a range of modern-day issues - many of them highly controversial - and aims to stimulate debate and discussion. Firsthand quotes from young people and figures in authority present often opposing views, and offer a global perspective on a wide variety of questions relating to each topic. Summaries of statistics complement the text and provide further food for thought.Clive Gifford. Missing the point Others argue that children who are smacked learn to see violence as an acceptable form of punishment. For these people, violence does not teach children good behaviour a€“ nor does it help them to understand why they are being punished. This was ... a#39;Ending Physical and Humiliating Punishment of Childrena#39;, International Save the Children Alliance, 2005. CAN RACISTanbsp;...

Title:Violence on the Screen
Author:Cath Senker, Clive Gifford
Publisher:Evans Brothers - 2010


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