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Harm and Offence in Media Content: A Review of the Evidence
     

Harm and Offence in Media Content: A Review of the Evidence

by Andrea and Millwood Livingstone Hargrave
 

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In today's media and communications environment, pressing questions arise regarding the media's potential for harm, especially in relation to children.

This book offers a unique and comprehensive analysis of the latest research on content-related media harm and offence. For the first time, a balanced, critical account brings together findings on both

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In today's media and communications environment, pressing questions arise regarding the media's potential for harm, especially in relation to children.

This book offers a unique and comprehensive analysis of the latest research on content-related media harm and offence. For the first time, a balanced, critical account brings together findings on both established and newer interactive media. Arguing against asking simple questions about media effects, the case is made for contextualising media content and use within a multi-factor, risk-based framework in order to guide future research and policy formation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841509600
Publisher:
Intellect
Publication date:
07/30/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Andrea MillwoodHargrave provides independent advice on media regulatory policy and research issues. Sonia Livingstone is professor of social psychology in the department of media and communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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