ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Political Science

Sex and Violence: The Hollywood Censorship Wars

| £28.29 | €31.81 | Ca$45.89 | Au$45.29
by Tom Pollard
What is this?PDF | by download   add to wish list
Sex and Violence: The Hollywood Censorship Wars by Tom Pollard

Sex and Violence examines the history and social dynamics of film censorship in the United States. It examines censorship controversies throughout film history, from the beginning of cinema in the 1890s to the present. The book focuses both on formal censorship systems, including state and local censorship boards and industry self-regulation efforts, to unofficial censorship rendered by pressure groups and powerful social movements. It probes beneath the official rhetoric and explanations, revealing sensitive, festering controversies. The book critically examines dozens of Hollywood's most controversial (and interesting) movies, focusing on recurring issues and censorship themes. The book reveals the social and political processes of vetting films and their effect on film form and content. In addition, it examines the use of sexuality and violence in movies and the effects of movie censorship on those issues. Finally, it analyzes and makes recommendations for dramatic changes in motion picture ratings.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 793292

Ebook Details
Pages: 256
Size: 3.9 MB
Publisher: Routledge
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9781317252214 (PDF)

This product is listed in the following category:

Nonfiction > Political Science

This author has products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Political Science

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

© 2016