The Politics of TV Violence: Policy Uses of Communication Research
SAGE Publications, 1983 M04 1 - 319 páginas
A history of research on the effects of television violence, and how this research was used in policy-making and debate. Rowland describes the interactions of federal bodies, the broadcasting industry, public or citizens' interest groups and the communication research community. He documents the rise of TV violence as an issue. Rowland's history tells us much about social science as part of our cultural rituals of self-examination, and our efforts to alleviate contemporary tension and unease.
`The sheer expanse of the material covered is impressive...Rowland makes an outstanding contribution to the understanding of the dynamics of the debate on violence and television...(He) presents a very thoughtful, well-executed, and de
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Later , during his opening remarks before the second round of hearings in this
series , the chairman elaborates on his interest and the extent of his study of the
issue : My concern with crime and violence on television has been long and ...
Finally acceding to that request , Burch left the commission in early March 1974 ,
and on March 8 Richard Wiley , who had been a commissioner since 1971 and
the FCC general counsel for a year before that , was elevated to chairman .
They have given the chairman of the Senate communications subcommittee the
appearance of a major public victory . It would appear , then , that in spite of the
challenges posed by the House appropriations subcommittee the exercise that ...
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