20 Questions about Youth and the Media / Edition 1by Sharon R. Mazzarella
Pub. Date: 01/01/2007
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
20 Questions is a comprehensive guide to today’s most pressing issues in the study of children, tweens, and teens and the media. Sharon R. Mazzarella brings together leading experts to address a range of topics from government regulation and the effects of violent entertainment to the commercialization of youth culture and self-identity. This book is/i>
20 Questions is a comprehensive guide to today’s most pressing issues in the study of children, tweens, and teens and the media. Sharon R. Mazzarella brings together leading experts to address a range of topics from government regulation and the effects of violent entertainment to the commercialization of youth culture and self-identity. This book is designed with the classroom in mind, with accessible writing and end-of-chapter questions.
- Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
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- New Edition
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- 6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.03(d)
Table of Contents
Contents: Ellen Wartella: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going? - J. Alison Bryant: How Has the Kids’ Media Industry Evolved? - Alison Alexander/Keisha L. Hoerrner: How Does the U.S. Government Regulate Children’s Media? - Sharon R. Mazzarella: Why Is Everybody Always Pickin’ on Youth? Moral Panics about Youth, Media, and Culture - Cyndy Scheibe: Piaget and Power Rangers: What Can Theories of Developmental Psychology Tell Us about Children and Media? - Dafna Lemish: How Do Researchers Study Young People and the Media? - Katharine E. Heintz-Knowles: Who’s Looking out for the Kids? How Advocates Use Media Research to Promote Children’s Interests - Nancy A. Jennings: Advertising and Consumer Development: In the Driver’s Seat or Being Taken for a Ride? - Erica Scharrer: Should We Be Concerned about Media Violence? - John P. Murray: Historically, How Have Researchers Studied the Effects of Media Violence on Youth? - Michael Morgan: What Do Young People Learn about the World from Watching Televison? - Nancy Signorielli: How Are Children and Adolescents Portrayed on Prime-Time Television? - Deborah L. Linebarger/Deborah K. Wainwright: Learning while Viewing: Urban Myth or Dream Come True? - W. James Potter/Sahara Byrne: What Are Media Literacy Effects? - Susannah R. Stern/Taylor J. Willis: What Are Teenagers up to Online? - JoEllen Fisherkeller: How Do Kids’ Self-Identities Relate to Media Experiences in Erveryday Life? - Christine M. Bachen: Just Part of the Family? Exploring the Connections between Family Life and Media Use - Sharon R. Mazzarella: How Are Girls’ Studies Scholars (and Girls Themselves) Shaking up the Way We Think about Girls and Media? - Matthew P. McAllister: Just How Commercialized Is Children’s Culture? - Stephen Kline: When It Comes to Consumer Socialization, Are Children Victims, Empowered Consumers, or Consumers-in-Training? - Katalin Lustyik: Do We All Live in a Shared World Culture?
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