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Tobacco Portrayals in U.S. Advertising and Entertainment Media

Timothy Dewhirst

in The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the Media Since 1950

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195342956
eISBN:
9780199894284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342956.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Exposure to portrayal of tobacco use in the media is important because cigarette smoking represents the most preventable cause of illness and premature death in the U.S. The tobacco industry has long ... More


Media and Emotions

Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica Taylor Piotrowski

in Plugged In: How Media Attract and Affect Youth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218879
eISBN:
9780300228090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218879.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter takes a look at how entertainment media can evoke powerful emotions in youth (as well as adults). How is it that entertainment media can make children and teens fearful, agitated, and ... More


Consuming Nature: The Cultural Politics of Animals and the Environment in the Mass Media

Carrie Packwood Freeman and Jason Leigh Jarvis

in Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226925332
eISBN:
9780226925363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925363.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter explores the necessity, potential, and challenges of relying on mass media to inspire the social change needed to reverse the behaviors and beliefs that are contributing the destruction ... More


The Psychology of Music in Multimedia

Siu-Lan Tan, Annabel J. Cohen, Scott D. Lipscomb, and Roger A. Kendall (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199608157
eISBN:
9780191761225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608157.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This book focuses on the growing body of empirical research investigating the cognition of musical multimedia, with an emphasis on temporally organized auditory and visual structures. ‘Multimedia’ ... More


British Cinema and ‘The People's War’

James Chapman

in ‘Millions Like Us’?: British Culture in the Second World War

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237631
eISBN:
9781846312489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312489.002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the role of cinema and the nature of the British cinema during World War 2. It discusses the role of cinema as a medium of entertainment and a vehicle of propaganda and ... More


‘No basic, more spivs’: public endorsement

Mark Roodhouse

in Black Market Britain: 1939-1955

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199588459
eISBN:
9780191747564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588459.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter considers how public attitudes towards grey and black markets facilitated evasion. It is argued that the focus on large-scale black marketeering in crime news and crime fictions during ... More


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