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The Plug-in Drug/Television, Children, and the Family
     

The Plug-in Drug/Television, Children, and the Family

by Marie Winn
 
This classic study of television's impact on children has now been revised to include material on video games and computers, as well as a new chapter, "Television and the School." Unlike critics who focus on the content of programming for children, Marie Winn asks the crucial quuestion: How does the passive act of watching television affect the developing child's

Overview

This classic study of television's impact on children has now been revised to include material on video games and computers, as well as a new chapter, "Television and the School." Unlike critics who focus on the content of programming for children, Marie Winn asks the crucial quuestion: How does the passive act of watching television affect the developing child's relationship to the real world?

Based on interviews with hundreds of families, teachers, and child specialists, The Plug-In Drug is a powerful challenge to parents and educators to reexamine their attitudes toward television.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140076981
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
02/05/1985
Series:
Penguin Nonfiction Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.14(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.57(d)

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