ERIC Number: EJ627806
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Children's Moral Reasoning and Perceptions of Television Violence.
Krcmar, Marina; Cooke, Mark C.
Journal of Communication, v51 n2 p300-16 Jun 2001
Examines effects of a child's age on interpretation of a violent act. Notes subjects were showed clips that depicted identical violent acts in which punishment and provocation were manipulated to create four conditions. Finds that younger children thought that unpunished violence was more right than punished violence, and older children thought that provoked violence was more right than unprovoked violence. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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