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Media Classification

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Featured Clip: Junglee (1961)
The central media classification question

By whom or at what age should this cultural form or object be consumed?

‘Media Classification Systems: An International Comparative Study’ examines historical and current approaches to this question in the following countries: Australia, Brazil, China, India, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.

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Junglee and Shammi Kapoor

Junglee (The Savage One, 1961) was Shammi Kapoor’s first colour movie and it cemented his stardom. Corey Creekmur (2005) suggests that Shammi Kapoor introduced the figure of the Western teenager to Hindi cinema.

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Black Snow on Trial for Obscenity

Black Snow (Kuroi Yuki, 1965) is significant as the first film subject to a trial under obscenity law despite having passed inspection by Eirin.

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Types of media
What does this mean in different territories?

Media Classification

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Which forms of media are included in this study?

We are aiming for comprehensive coverage of key media forms, but, of course, we can't include everything.

Video games
Online media

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