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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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Bullies and Mean Girls in Popular Culture [electronic resource] : A Critical Survey of Fictional Adolescent Aggression by Oppliger, Patrice A.;
Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction; 1. Bullies and the Media; 2. Mean Girls and the Media; 3. Film Bullies; 4. Film Mean Girls; 5. Television Bullies; 6. Television Mean Girls; 7. Television Sitcoms; 8. Glee's Bullies and Mean Girls; 9. Documentaries and Talk Shows; 10. Television Reality Shows; 11. Children's Programs; 12. Children's Literature; 13. Alternative Media; 14. Pro-Social and Anti-Bullying Messages; 15. Analysis and Recommendations; List of Programs by Chapter; Bibliography; IndexThe numerous anti-bullying programs in schools across the United States have done little to reduce the number of reported bullying instances. One reason for this is that little attention has been paid to the role of the media and popular culture in adolescents' bullying and mean-girl behavior. This book addresses media role models in television, film, picture books, and the Internet in the realm of bullying and relational aggression. It highlights portrayals with unproductive strategies that lead to poor resolutions or no resolution at all. Young viewers may learn ineffective, even dangerous,
Subjects: Electronic books.; Adolescent psychology; Child development;
© 2013., McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,
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Thinking Kink : The Collision of BDSM, Feminism and Popular Culture. by Scott, Catherine.;
Cover -- Acknowledgments -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- 1. Subversive or Complicit? The Female Dominant -- 2. Brave or Pathetic? Masculinity's Troubled Relationship with the Male Submissive -- 3. Who's Vanilla, Who's Edgy and Why It Matters: The Mainstreaming of Kink -- 4. Billionaires, Bullies and Lost Boys: The Male Dominant -- 5. Safe Words: BDSM and the Concept of Consent -- 6. A Heavy Load to Bear: Feminism and the Submissive Female -- 7. Dykes, Daddies and Drag Queens: How BDSM and LGBT People Are Portrayed -- 8. Consumerism, Switches and Abuse: Different Faces of BDSM -- 9. Blinding Whiteness? Race and BDSM -- Afterword -- Chapter Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.When the mildly kink-themed trilogy 50 Shades of Grey became popular reading in 2012, the media speculated that feminism was in reverse, as the public went mad over bondage and discipline, domination and submission and sadomasochism (BDSM). The novels provoked academic debate about BDSM and the issues it raises for feminists. Is the female dominant truly powerful or is she just another objectified body? Does lesbian BDSM avoid the problematic nature of heterosexual kink, or is it actually more subject to the "male gaze" of feminist theory? And what is it about kink that has creators of pop culture--from Anne Rice to the producers of Scrubs--using it to attract audiences? Examining the tropes of kink in books, TV shows, film and the music industry, this work addresses these and other questions that depictions of BDSM raise for the feminist audience. The author interweaves her own research and experiences in the BDSM scene with the subculture's portrayal in the media.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.; Bondage (Sexual behaviour) in mass media.; Feminism in mass media.; Popular culture -- United States -- 21st century.; Sadomasochism in mass media.; Sexual dominance and submission in mass media.;
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Critical Storytelling in Uncritical Times : Undergraduates Share Their Stories in Higher Education. by Hartlep, Nicholas D.; Hensley, Brandon O.; Braniger, Carmella J.;
Intro -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- INTRODUCTION -- REFERENCES -- STORIES OF MARGINALIZATION, SILENCING, AND ALIENATION -- 1. PAGAN RELIGION IN THE 21ST CENTURY: Myths, Stereotypes, and Mass-Media Misrepresentations of Multicultural Spirituality -- INTRODUCTION -- STEREOTYPES OF PAGAN RELIGION -- IMPLICATIONS -- NOTE -- REFERENCES -- 2. GENDER AND THE MEDIA: Degradation of Women in Popular Culture -- INTRODUCTION -- SEXISM IN FILM -- SEXISM IN TELEVISION -- SEXISM IN ADVERTISING -- SEXISM IN OTHER MEDIA FORMS -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- 3. SILENT JUDGMENTS: How I Came to Terms with Depression -- 4. TO BE CONTINUED… -- 5. FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL -- INTRODUCTION -- 6. MOM, I'M GAY -- INTRODUCTION -- COMING OUT TO MY MOM -- I Thought It Would Be Different -- REFERENCES -- IDENTITY POLITICS, SEXISM, RACISM, AND RELATIONSHIPS -- 7. ASSIMILATION OF AN ALIEN -- INTRODUCTION -- ASSIMILATING -- ZUZANA TODAY -- 8. "BRAIN DEAD": Words as Weapons in the Cultural Sanctioning of Bullying Practices -- "BRAIN DEAD BRANDON"-RECALLING MY FIRST NICKNAME -- SAD TIMES AT HAPPY TIME DAYCARE CENTER -- WHAT NOW? COMBATING CULTURAL SANCTIONING OF BULLYING -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- 9. COLLEGE STUDENT, FUTURE EDUCATOR, NOT AN "ANCHOR BABY" -- INTRODUCTION -- MY MEXICAN LINEAGE -- MY TESTIMONIO -- REFERENCE -- 10. GROWING UP WITHOUT A FATHER -- 11. MY REALIZATION -- REFERENCES -- 12. MY LIFE WITH TRICHOTILLOMANIA -- REFERENCES -- 13. A LETTER TO THE FACELESS -- 14. ANGELS OF THE NIGHT -- INTRODUCTION -- 15. FAMILY TIES -- CONCLUSION -- MENTAL HEALTH, THE BODY, AND ISSUES OF STIGMATIZATION -- 16. WHO AM I? STRUGGLING WITH MY IDENTITY -- REFERENCES -- 17. JUDGING FROM THE OUTSIDE -- 18. A KIND OF MY OWN -- 19. "HEY, SISTER": Utterances, Sexualities, and Dialectical Tensions in Sibling Relationships -- REFERENCES.20. MEAN GIRLS, INTERRUPTED: The Complexities of Female Friendship -- INTRODUCTION -- BELLA SWAN GOES TO PACSUN -- FRIENDSHIP WHILE FEMALE -- THE CRAZY EX -- FINDING FEMINISM -- SCENES FROM A FARMHOUSE -- A CONVERSATION WITH ADRIENNE RICH -- REFERENCES -- 21. MY PERSONAL HELL: Becoming a Hardened Machine at Hardee's -- INTRODUCTION -- ONE SUNDAY MORNING -- JUST ANOTHER MANIC MONDAY -- CRITICAL REFLECTIONS ON MY JOURNAL SNAPSHOTS -- IMPLICATIONS: DEFICIT DISCOURSE IN A WORKING WORLD -- REFERENCES -- 22. COMING UP FROM THE DEPTHS: Dealing with Depression, Anxiety, and Eating Disorders -- REFERENCES -- ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS -- BOOK EDITORS -- COMMISSIONED COVER ARTIST -- CHAPTER AUTHORS -- INDEX.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Discrimination in higher education--United States.;
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The In crowd and social cruelty [electronic resource (video)] / by ABC News Productions.(SAGE)1969847; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)(SAGE)1984150; Films Media Group(SAGE)1996584;
Popularity Among Middle-Schoolers (3:11) -- Middle-School Cliques (3:36) -- Unpopular Students: Social Cruelty (3:26) -- School Playgrounds: Bullies and Victims (3:10) -- Benefits of Being a Bully (3:12) -- Victim of Bullying Commits Suicide (3:13) -- Anti-Bullying Programs (3:58) -- Peer Counseling and Teacher Training to Stop Bullying (4:51) -- Long-Term Effects of School Bullying (3:04) -- Adults Pressured to be Popular (3:51) -- School Experiences Linked with Adult Experiences (4:18)What does it take to be popular? Quite often it has nothing to do with being nice. In this ABC News special, correspondent John Stossel visits middle and high schools to discover why kids dish out abuse, why they take it, and what parents and school administrators can do to make it better. He also visits schools with successful anti-bullying programs. Discussions with students, as well as with psychologist Michael Thompson, author of Best Friends, Worst Enemies, reveal a number of factors that cause popularity or unpopularity among children, adolescents, and even adults.Mode of access: Internet.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description.
Subjects: Educational films.; Internet videos.; Videorecording.; Bullying; Culture; Educational psychology; Harassment; Interpersonal relations; Learning, Psychology of; Problem children; Problem children; Social structure; Teacher training.; Women; Women's rights;
© [2008], c2002., Films Media Group,
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Raising Boys in a New Kind of World [electronic resource]. by Reist, Michael.(SAGE)2049067;
COVER; Raising Boys in a New Kind of World; Copyright; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PART ONE; A WORLD OF CHANGE; THE WORLD OF SCHOOL; PART TWO; THE UNIQUE NATURE OF BOYS; UNDERSTANDING NORMAL BOY BEHAVIOUR; ADD OR NORMAL BOY BEHAVIOUR?; PRACTICAL STRATEGIES THAT WORK WITH ALL BOYS; BOYS, READING, AND WRITING; THE EMOTIONAL LIVES OF BOYS; BOYS AND SPORTS; BULLYING; PART THREE; THE WORLD OF VIDEO GAMES; THE WORLD OF SOCIAL NETWORKING; THE WORLD OF MOVIES AND TELEVISION; HOW TO DEAL WITH THE ELECTRONIC WORLD; PART FOUR; PARENTING IN A NEW KIND OF WORLD; THE WILL TO POWER; ANGER; COMMUNICATIONSELF-ESTEEMDISCIPLINE; PART FIVE; WHAT MEDIA TEACHES ABOUT CHARACTER; WHAT IS CHARACTER?; CAN CHARACTER BE TAUGHT?; THE NATURE OF CHARACTER; ON BEING A ""GOOD PARENT""; ADVICE TO FATHERS; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX More than ever before boys need guidance, and this book will guide parents on all subjects, such as bullying, discipline, and homework. <b> Limited time offer. </b> From video games to the Internet, technology and popular culture are having a profound effect on today's boys. Boys need guidance more than ever. But how can we help them do better in school? How can we keep the lines of communication open? <i>Raising Boys in a New Kind of World</i> is a passionate call for greater empathy. The more we know about boys, the more realistic our expectations of them will be. We need to stop se
Subjects: Electronic books.; Boys -- United States -- Conduct of life.; Boys -- United States -- Life skills guides.;
© 2011., Dundurn,
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A Christmas Story [electronic resource] : Behind the Scenes of a Holiday Classic by Gaines, Caseen.;
Front Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; My Christmas Story; Christmas Revisited: Minor Disasters and Happy Endings; Introduction; Chapter One: The Ten-Year Itch; Chapter Two: Atop Mighty Mount Olympus; Chapter Two: St. Catharines and the No-Show Snow; Chapter Four: Indiana, Canada; Chapter Five: Reconstructing Christmas; Chapter Six: Explorers Road Trip for Ralphie; Chapter Seven: This Little Piggy Came Home; Chapter Eight: Zack the Bully, Toady, and Nameless Victim; Chapter Nine: Applauding the Geniuses on Cleveland Street; Chapter Ten: The Shark and the Real Turkey; NotesAcknowledgementsIndex; About the Author; Back CoverThe definitive guide to everything fans want to know about A Christmas Story shares the inside story behind the film's production, release, and unlikely ascent to the top of popular culture. From Jean Shepherd's original radio broadcasts to Bob Clark's 1983 sleeper hit film and beyond, A Christmas Story has become a beloved Yuletide tradition over the last three decades. In conjunction with the 30th anniversary of its theatrical release, this is the untold story of the making of the film, and what happened afterwards. Ralphie Parke
Subjects: Electronic books.; Christmas story (Motion picture) -- History.; Christmas story (Motion picture) -- Influence.; Christmas story (Motion picture).;
© 2013., ECW Press,
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Bully! [electronic resource] : The Life and Times of Theodore Roosevelt: Illustrated with More Than 250 Vintage Political Cartoons by Marschall, Rick.;
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; Foreword; 1 - 1858-1877: TR: An American Patrician…of Sorts; 2 - 1877-1878: "The Best Man I Ever Knew"; Cartoon Portfolio; 3 - 1878-1884: Rising like a Rocket; Cartoon Portfolio; 4 - 1885-1888: "Black Care Rarely Sits behind a Rider whose Pace is Fast Enough"; Cartoon Portfolio; 5 - 1889-1897: Reform: "He Seen his Duty and he done it!"; Cartoon Portfolio; 6 - 1897-1898: The Splendid Little War; Cartoon Portfolio; 7 - 1898-1901: From San Juan Hill to Capitol Hill; Cartoon Portfolio8 - 1901-1908: "Now that Damned Cowboy is President of the United States!"Cartoon Portfolio; 9 - 1908-1912: Big-Game Hunting in Africa…and in Politics; Cartoon Portfolio; 10 - 1913-1919: Living Out the Great Adventure; Cartoon Portfolio; Afterword; Acknowledgments; Bibliography; Citations; Index; About the Author; Back Cover<div><B>Rick Marschall</B>, author or editor of more than sixty-five books, is a former political cartoonist and has written extensively on politics, history, and cartoons. <I>Bostonia</I> magazine calls him perhaps America's foremost authority on popular culture." He has taught at Rutgers and the School of Visual Arts, and maintains the nation's largest private collection of cartoon and comic art, popular and graphic-satire magazines, newspaper funnies, political cartoons, and original art. A lifelong Roosevelt scholar, he currently lives in Michigan.<BR></div>
Subjects: Electronic books.; Presidents - United States.; Presidents -- United States -- Biography.; Roosevelt, Theodore.; Roosevelt, Theodore - Caricatures and cartoons.; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 -- Caricatures and cartoons.; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.;
© 2011., Regnery Publishing,
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The Lost Child : by Phillips, Caryl(DLC)1760623;
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- I. SEPARATION -- II. FIRST LOVE -- III. GOING OUT -- IV. THE FAMILY -- V. BROTHERS -- VI. CHILDHOOD -- VII. FAMILY -- VIII. ALONE -- IX. THE JOURNEY -- X. GOING HOME.In 1771, Mr Earnshaw returns to Yorkshire from Liverpool with a bundle in his arms. As dark almost as if it came from the devil', this strange apparition is taken into the bosom of his family and becomes the starting point of Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights. Almost two-hundred years later, Monica Johnson, a young woman growing up in a conservative family in the north of England, leaves her place at Oxford to marry a man from the Caribbean against her parents' wishes and then struggles to bring up their children as a single mother in Leeds. While Ben is popular, does well at school and embraces the popular culture of the day, Tommy is bullied and remains an outcast, as stigmatised by the origins of his parentage as Healthcliff was. Vulnerable and alone, Tommy disappears one day, demolishing the precarious family bond with an intensity matched only by Heathcliff's arrival into the Earnshaw clan. In the tradition of Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea and J M Coetzee's Foe, The Lost Child boldly re-imagines the origins of Heathcliff, and the manner in which he emerged from Emily Brontë's imagination, to deftly spin tales of disparate lives bound by the past and struggling to liberate themselves from it into a haunting novel about migration, social exclusion and the difficulties of family.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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The Lost Child. by Phillips, Caryl.(SAGE)1760623;
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- I. SEPARATION -- II. FIRST LOVE -- III. GOING OUT -- IV. THE FAMILY -- V. BROTHERS -- VI. CHILDHOOD -- VII. FAMILY -- VIII. ALONE -- IX. THE JOURNEY -- X. GOING HOME.In 1771, Mr Earnshaw returns to Yorkshire from Liverpool with a bundle in his arms. As dark almost as if it came from the devil', this strange apparition is taken into the bosom of his family and becomes the starting point of Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights. Almost two-hundred years later, Monica Johnson, a young woman growing up in a conservative family in the north of England, leaves her place at Oxford to marry a man from the Caribbean against her parents' wishes and then struggles to bring up their children as a single mother in Leeds. While Ben is popular, does well at school and embraces the popular culture of the day, Tommy is bullied and remains an outcast, as stigmatised by the origins of his parentage as Healthcliff was. Vulnerable and alone, Tommy disappears one day, demolishing the precarious family bond with an intensity matched only by Heathcliff's arrival into the Earnshaw clan. In the tradition of Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea and J M Coetzee's Foe, The Lost Child boldly re-imagines the origins of Heathcliff, and the manner in which he emerged from Emily Brontë's imagination, to deftly spin tales of disparate lives bound by the past and struggling to liberate themselves from it into a haunting novel about migration, social exclusion and the difficulties of family.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.;
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