Power and Responsibility

Power and Responsibility


Marketed By :  Scholars' Press   Sold By :  Kamal Books International  
Delivery in :  10-12 Business Days

₹ 7,443

Availability: Out of stock


Delivery :

5% Cashback on all Orders paid using MobiKwik Wallet T&C

Free Krispy Kreme Voucher on all Orders paid using UltraCash Wallet T&C
Product Out of Stock Subscription

(Notify me when this product is back in stock)

  • Product Description

Introduced as a throwaway character in 1962, Marvel Comics' Spider-Man quickly became one of the most popular and influential superheroes of all time. This study explores how the Spider-Man mythos constructs ideologies of crime and justice through its portrayals of news media, law enforcement, and its compelling protagonist, Peter Parker/Spider-Man. A content analysis of three seminal eras throughout 50 years of the flagship title, The Amazing Spider-Man, reveals that the American superhero is a hegemonic paradox at the crossroads of law and order and individualized vigilante justice. What determines "justice" is the responsible use of power, not only of societal institutions like the news media and the criminal justice system, but also of citizens, scientists, superheroes, and supervillains. Through these portrayals, the Spider-Man mythos reaffirms that, like Peter Parker, the criminal justice system and the news media should recognize that "With great power...must also come great responsibility."

Product Specifications
SKU :COC67033
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandScholars' Press
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-07-08
0 Review(s)