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Bullying in Popular Culture : Essays on Film, Television and Novels. by Scheg, Abigail G.;
Cover -- Table of Contents -- Introduction-Abigail G. Scheg -- The Changing Faces of Bullying in Popular Culture: An Historical Account of Research in Bullying-Kulwinder P. Kaur -- Bullying Boundaries: How Are Reality Television Programs and School Policies Shaping Youth Perceptions of Acceptable Aggressive Behaviors?-Tamara Girardi -- Bullying Bullies: Narratives of Territoriality in American Popular Culture-Eduardo Barros- Grela -- The Chocolate War and Anti- Bullying Novels in Popular Culture-Nina Marie Bone -- The Power of Praise-Mary-Lynn Chambers -- Not Just for the Kids: Parents Who Cyberbully-Abigail G. Scheg -- "Fire is catching!" and So Is Bullying: The Hunger Games-Katherine Lashley -- Queerness and Bullying in Popular Culture-Kylo-Patrick R. Hart -- Swatch Dogs and Plastics: The Codification of Female Bullying-Kasey Butcher -- It Gets Better (When You Come Back from the Grave and Kill Them All): Bullying and the Horror Film and the Indeterminacy of the Monster-Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns, Mariana S. Zárate and Canela Ailen Rodriguez Fontao -- Bullying, Quidditch and the Golden Snitch: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone-Chantelle MacPhee -- "Carrie White burns in hell": Re-Evaluating Carrie in the Post-Columbine Era-Don Tresca -- Dauntless Bullying in Veronica Roth's Divergent-Katherine Lashley -- The Post-9/11 John Wayne vs. Bullying: A Tale of a Schadenfreude Obsessed Culture-Kelly F. Franklin -- About the Contributors -- Index.Public awareness of bullying has increased tremendously in recent years, largely through its representation in film, television and novels. In popular media targeted towards young readers and viewers, depictions of bullying can present teachable moments and relatable situations. Written from a variety of perspectives, this collection of new essays offers a broad overview of bullying. The contributors discuss the changing face of bullying in popular media, bullying among females, parents who cyberbully, anti-bullying novels, the phenomenon of a Schadenfreude obsessed culture, and how reality television shapes youth perceptions of what is acceptable aggressiveness.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Bullies in mass media.; Bullying -- Social aspects.; Bullying in popular culture.;
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