Children, Adolescents, and the Media

Children, Adolescents, and the Media

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Children, Adolescents, and the Media, Third Edition provides a comprehensive, research-oriented overview of how the media impact the lives of children and adolescents in modern society. The approach is grounded in a developmental perspective, focusing on how young people of different ages and levels of cognitive, emotional, and social development interact with the media. Incorporating the most up-to-date research available, Authors Victor C. Strasburger, Barbara J. Wilson, and Amy B. Jordan target areas most controversial and at the heart of debates about the media and public healtha€”equipping students to approach the media as critical consumers.For example, Huesmann, Eron, Klein, Brice, and Fischer (1983) had 2nd and 4th graders write essays about the harmful effects of television violence and the unrealistic nature of particular violent shows. Then the children were videotaped anbsp;...

Title:Children, Adolescents, and the Media
Author:Victor C. Strasburger, Barbara J. Wilson, Amy B. Jordan
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2013-03-14


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