Media effects - a key area of media studies - is traditionally provocative and often controversial. Contemporary issues such as violence on television and children's dependence on television are continually debated.
Tuning In to Young Viewers provides a much needed, up-to-date overview of the key topics in television use and effects. It is designed in both style and organization as an upper-level text for courses in communication and psychology and is written by scholars well-known to both fields, in particular for their work concerning media influences. Topics discussed include: diversity on television; television dependence, diagnosis and prevention; television and the socialization of young children; and children's fear an
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Table of Contents
Introduction - Tannis M Mac BethTelevision and Socialization of Young Children - Aletha C Huston and John C WrightDiversity on Television - Sherryl Browne GravesTelevision and Children's Fear - Joanne CantorTelevision Violence Viewing and Aggressive Behavior - Eric Dubow and Laurie S MillerIndirect Effects of Television - Tannis M Mac Beth Creativity, Persistence, School Achievement, and Participation in Other ActivitiesTelevision Dependence, Diagnosis, and Prevention - Robert W Kubey With Commentary on Video Games, Pornography, and Media Education