Year: 1993 Source: Northvale, New Jersey: Jason Aronson Inc., 1993. p.63-71 SIEC No: 19930735

This chapter looks at how violence has become and is becoming increasingly normalized in American culture, and how the media is playing a role in desensitizing viewers. From this framework the author reviews various aspect of violence, victims, origins, suicide as violence, and the legacy of violence. (13 refs.)