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Gerbner, George

Overview
Works: 143 works in 464 publications in 4 languages and 13,042 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Internet videos  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Short films  Bibliography  Documentary television programs  Interviews 
Roles: Editor, Author, Interviewee, Researcher, Commentator, Other, Speaker
Classifications: P96.V5, 303.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Gerbner
Harvesting minds : how TV commercials control kids by Roy F Fox( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also, kids "blurred" one type of TV text with another, often mistaking Pepsi ads for public service announcements. Kids "replayed" commercials by repeating or reconstructing an ad in some way - by singing songs, jingles, and catch-phrases; by cheering at sports events (one crowd at a school football game erupted into the Domino's pizza cheer); by creating art projects that mirrored specific commercials, and even by dreaming about commercials (the product, not the dreamer, is the star)
The killing screens : media and the culture of violence by George Gerbner( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In contrast to the relatively simplistic behaviorist model that media violence causes real-world violence, Dr. Gerbner encourages the viewer to think about the psychological, political, social, and developmental impacts of growing up and living within a cultural environment of pervasive, ritualized violent images
The Analysis of communication content; developments in scientific theories and computer techniques by George Gerbner( Book )

32 editions published between 1969 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To provide a comprehensive account of the present state of content analysis
Mass media policies in changing cultures( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invisible crises : what conglomerate control of media means for America and the world( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hidden from public sight and mind today are invisible crises that threaten our democracy and existence even more than the crises we know about - or think we know about. These invisible crises include the promotion of practices that drug, hurt, poison, and kill thousands every day; cults of violence that desensitize, terrorize, and brutalize; the growing siege mentality of our cities; widening resource gaps and the most glaring inequalities in the industrial world; the costly neglect of vital institutions such as public education and the arts; and media-assisted make-believe image politics corrupting the electorial process. The contributors to this volume - exploring such unattended crises, analyzing why they are hidden, and focusing on the increasing concentration of culture-power that keeps them from view - maintain that a profound general crisis of social vision, public communication, and representative government underlies all of the invisible crises
Violence and terror in the mass media : an annotated bibliography by Nancy Signorielli( Book )

23 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and French and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mean world syndrome : media violence & the cultivation of fear( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For years, debates have raged among scholars, politicians, and concerned parents about the effects of media violence on viewers. Too often these debates have descended into simplistic battles between those who claim that media messages directly cause violence and those who argue that activists exaggerate the impact of media exposure altogether. The Mean World Syndrome, based on the groundbreaking work of media scholar George Gerbner, urges us to think about media effects in more nuanced ways. Ranging from Hollywood movies and prime-time dramas to reality programming and the local news, the film examines how media violence feeds a fear-charged cultural environment that cultivates a heightened state of insecurity, exaggerated perceptions of risk and danger, and an appetite for hard-line and repressive political solutions to social problems. A provocative and accessible introduction to cultivation analysis, media effects research, and the subject of media influence and media violence."--Container
Child abuse : an agenda for action( Book )

11 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Triumph of the image : the media's war in the Persian Gulf : a global perspective( Book )

11 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communications in the twenty-first century( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communications technology and social policy; understanding the new "cultural revolution," by George Gerbner( Book )

20 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The electronic storyteller : television & the cultivation of values by George Gerbner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Gerbner explores the way stories in our culture are told by major media conglomerates on television
World communications, a handbook by George Gerbner( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the Cold War : Soviet and American media images( Book )

12 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crisis of the cultural environment : media & democracy in the 21st century( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. George Gerbner delivers a stinging indictment of the way the information superhighway is being constructed. He shows the ineffectual nature of our present responses to the urgent crisis of the media. He urges the citizens of the world to struggle for democratic principles in the cultural environment
The Global media debate : its rise, fall, and renewal by George Gerbner( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Information gap : how computers and other new communication technologies affect the social distribution of power( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TV violence and you( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Well-known expert on violence, George Gerbner, analyzes one week of television shows to determine their level of violence. He analyzes the effects on viewers of both blatant violence and subtle violent imagery; violent relationships portrayed between men and women, within the context of the growing incidence of rape; and violence at sports events
Against the mainstream : the selected works of George Gerbner by George Gerbner( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sexual stereotypes in the media( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More than ever before, Americans are being bombarded--and acculturated--by the media, and only discerning individuals will recognize the sexual biases that all too often are a part of each day's worth of information and entertainment. This program focuses on identifying and looking beyond categorical stereotypes of women, men, gays, and lesbians"--Container
 
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Invisible crises : what conglomerate control of media means for America and the world
Alternative Names
George Gerbner americký spisovatel a sociolog

George Gerbner Amerikaans schrijver (1919-2005)

George Gerbner US-amerikanischer Kommunikationswissenschaftler und Dichter

Gerbner

Gerbner, György

Gerbner György 1919-2005

ג'ורג' גרבנר

جرج گربنر

جورج جربنر

ジョージ・ガーブナー

Languages
English (229)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Invisible crises : what conglomerate control of media means for America and the worldViolence and terror in the mass media : an annotated bibliographyTriumph of the image : the media's war in the Persian Gulf : a global perspectiveThe Global media debate : its rise, fall, and renewalAgainst the mainstream : the selected works of George GerbnerSexual stereotypes in the media