Media, Home and Family / Edition 1

Media, Home and Family / Edition 1

by Stewart M. Hoover, Lynn Schofield Clark, Diane F. Alters
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415969166

ISBN-13: 9780415969161

Pub. Date: 10/07/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Based on extensive fieldwork, this book examines how parents make decisions regulating media use, and how media practices define contemporary family life.

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Based on extensive fieldwork, this book examines how parents make decisions regulating media use, and how media practices define contemporary family life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415969161
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/07/2003
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Part I: The Study
1. Introduction: Diane F. Alters and Lynn Schofield Clark
2. The Journey from Post-positivist to Constructivist Methods: Lynn Schofield Clark
3. Developing a Theory of Media, Home, and the Family: Lynn Schofield Clark and Diane F. Alters
4. The Family in U.S. History and Culture: Diane F. Alters

Part II: The Case Studies: An Introduction: Lee Hood, Lynn Schofield Clark, Joseph G. Champ and Diane F. Alters
5. Being Distinctive in a Mediated Environment: The Ahmeds and the Paytons: Lynn Schofield Clark
6. At the Heart of the Culture: The Hartmans and the Roelofs: Diane F. Alters
7. Fitting in with the Media: The Price-Benoits and the Franzes: Lee Hood
8. "Couch Potatoes" Reconsidered: The Vogels and the Carsons: Joseph G. Champ
Conclusion: The "Intentional and Sophisticated" Relationship: Diane F. Alters and Lynn Schofield Clark

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