20 Questions about Youth and the Media / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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.
|Publisher:||Peter Lang Publishing Inc.|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)|
About the Author
The Editor: Sharon R. Mazzarella is Associate Professor in the Communication Studies Department at Clemson University. She is editor of Girl Wide Web: Girls, the Internet and the Negotiation of Identity (Peter Lang, 2005) and co-editor of Growing Up Girls: Popular Culture and the Construction of Identity (Peter Lang, 1999).
Table of ContentsContents: 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?