Textual Analysis Of Gender And Communication Research Proposal

Length: 1 pages Sources: 2 Subject: Recreation Type: Research Proposal Paper: #96243333 Related Topics: Gender Communication, Aesthetics, Workplace Violence, Recreation And Leisure
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Textual Analysis

a) of the eleven topics to select from, I have chosen the topic of gendered violence.

b) Within this topic, my specific interest is the connection between gender and violence. Across popular forms of media such as gaming, films, television, music and more, violence expresses gender....


Meaning, there are differences in the aesthetics and contexts in violence between film and gaming, for example. Games have specific contexts in which they are experienced with finite variations in the forms of violence. This is a completely different experience from viewing film.

c) I am interested in this topic for a few reasons. Violence is prevalent in the media. It is now accepted that media affects viewers. Within the context of the heavily mediated 21st century, let's revisit these topics again. They have a different meaning, different relationship, and implications than say, twenty years ago, early on…

Sources Used in Documents:


Bryce, J.O., & Rutter, J. (2003). Gender dynamics and the social and spatial organization of computer gaming. Leisure Studies, 22(1), 1-15.

Funk, J.B., Baldacci, H.B., Pasold, T., & Baumgardner, J. (2004). Violence exposure in real-life, video games, television, movies, and the internet: is there desensitization? Journal of adolescence, 27(1), 23-39.

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