ERIC Number: ED438893
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Children and Media Violence. Yearbook from the UNESCO International Clearinghouse on Children and Violence on the Screen, 1998.
Carlsson, Ulla, Ed.; von Feilitzen, Cecilia, Ed.
This yearbook compiles information on research findings on children and youth and media violence, as seen from the perspective of the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of the Child. The thematic focus of the yearbook is on the influence of children's exposure to media violence. Section 1 of the yearbook, "Children and Media on the UN and UNESCO Agendas," includes articles on the significance of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Section 2, "Children and Violence on the Screen: Research Articles," includes articles on U.S. television violence and children, the nature and context of violence on American television, and media violence in Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Europe, and Argentina. Section 3, "Children's Media Situation: Research Articles," contains articles describing children's media access and use in various parts of the world, including Asia, China, Australia, South Africa, and Belgium. Section 4, "Media in the World," provides statistics on children and the media worldwide. Section 5, "Children in the World," details demographic indicators for children worldwide. Section 6, "Children's Participation in the Media: Some Examples," describes examples of positive child participation in the media production process. Section 7 contains international declarations and resolutions regarding children and the media. Section 8 discusses regulations and measures as a basis for building television policy. A bibliography containing approximately 300 references on children and media violence published after 1970 completes the yearbook. (KB)
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Children, Childrens Rights, Childrens Television, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Internet, Journalism, Legislation, Mass Media Role, Mass Media Use, Media Research, Public Policy, Radio, Tables (Data), Television, Television Research, Television Viewing, Violence
UNESCO International Clearinghouse on Children and Violence on the Screen, Nordicom, Goteborg University, Box 713, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden (yearbook free for Clearinghouse members). Tel: 46-31-773-10-00; Fax: 46-31-773-46-55; Web Site: http://www.nordicom.gu.se; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen (Denmark).
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Goteborg (Sweden). International Clearinghouse on Children and Violence on the Screen.; Nordic Documentation Center for Mass Communication Research, Aarhus (Denmark).