Children and Television: A Global Perspective / Edition 1

Children and Television: A Global Perspective / Edition 1

by Dafna Lemish
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405144181

ISBN-13: 9781405144186

Pub. Date: 08/28/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This book offers an integrative view on children and television from the accumulated global literature in this field of the last 50 years, drawing on a diverse spectrum of research. combining both the American and European traditions. Children and Television features an international approach, balancing the need to contextualize television in

Overview

This book offers an integrative view on children and television from the accumulated global literature in this field of the last 50 years, drawing on a diverse spectrum of research. combining both the American and European traditions. Children and Television features an international approach, balancing the need to contextualize television in children’s lives in their unique cultural spaces, as well as searching for universal understandings that hold true for children around the world.

  • Presents an inclusive view on children and television, examining the accumulated global literature in this field of the last 50 years
  • Combines both the European tradition, characterized by a more sociological and cultural studies perspective to the field, with the American tradition, influenced heavily by the developmental psychological studies
  • Draws together a methodological diversity from both the quantitative (experimental and survey) and qualitative (ethnographic and interview) research on children and television
  • Written with a distinctively international approach, and highlights the global perspective in each of the chapters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405144186
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

1. The Home of Television Viewing.

2. Television and Individual Development.

3. Television and the Behavior of Children.

4. Television and the Social Construction of Reality.

5. Television and Learning.

6. Implications for Education and Policy.

7. Conclusion: Growing up in a Global Screen Culture.

Recommended Sources for Additional Readings.

References.

Index.

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