Originality/value of paper – The chapter contributes to the contemporary debate on mediatization of violence by discussing it within critical theory and cultural studies. The theoretical framework is applied to analysis of a range of different empirical cases ranging from school shootings to the Colorado movie theater massacre at the first night of the latest Batman movie in the summer of 2012.
Kellner, D. (2012), "School Shootings, Crises of Masculinities, and Media Spectacle: Some Critical Perspectives", Muschert, G.W. and Sumiala, J. (Ed.) School Shootings: Mediatized Violence in a Global Age (Studies in Media and Communications, Vol. 7), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 299-330. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2050-2060(2012)0000007018Download as .RIS
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Copyright © 2012, Emerald Group Publishing Limited