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Britain’s Screen Inferiority Complex: Union and Institutional Responses to the Coming of Sound, 1929-35
Sound cinema came to Britain and the rest of Europe during a period of general decline in national film industry. The end of the First World War had seen capital and investment in British filmmaking decrease, bolstered by ...
The politics of normalising gendered violence: feminised austerity and masculinised wealth creation
(Bristol University Press, 2019-09)
According to UN data, 1 in 3 women worldwide are subject to violence. Yet male sexual violence often fails to be part of public discourse. To explore this relative silencing of discussion is to consider how media narratives ...
Punishment, legitimacy and taste: The role and limits of mainstream and social media in constructing attitudes towards community sanctions.
Although criminologists have studied public attitudes to community sanctions, and there has also been some attention to media representations of them, there has been no serious examination of the relationships between media ...