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ERIC Number: ED438894
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 459
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-91-630-7875-9
ISSN: ISSN-1403-4700
Children and Media: Image, Education, Participation. Children and Media Violence. Yearbook from the UNESCO International Clearinghouse on Children and Violence on the Screen, 1999.
von Feilitzen, Cecilia, Ed.; Carlsson, Ulla, Ed.
This yearbook compiles research findings on children and youth and media violence from the perspective of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. The thematic focus of this yearbook is on what is being done to combat gratuitous media violence. It presents information on media education and children's media participation. Section 1 of the yearbook, "Children's Access to Media and Media Use," presents research on media access and use for children in Europe and worldwide. Section 2, "The Image of the Child in the Media," details how children are presented in news and entertainment media, and in advertising in various countries. Section 3, "Media Education," provides information on media education programs in Canada, South Africa, Australia, the Nordic countries, the UK, India, and Latin America. Section 4, "Children's Participation in the Media," includes articles describing programs from various countries in which children and youth participate in media production, such as videotapes, television, radio, the Internet, and magazines. Section 5 contains several international declarations and resolutions concerning children and the media. Section 6 provides information on organizations worldwide concerned with children and the media, and a compilation of Internet addresses by and for children. (Most sections contain references and notes. (KB)
UNESCO International Clearinghouse on Children and Violence on the Screen, Nordicom, Goteborg University, Box 713, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden. Tel: 46-31-773-10-00; Fax: 46-31-773-46-55; Web Site:; e-mail:
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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).
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For 1998 Yearbook, see PS 027 793.