ERIC Number: EJ646948
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Engaging in Violence on American Television: A Comparison of Child, Teen, and Adult Perpetrators.
Wilson, Barbara J.; Colvin, Carolyn M.; Smith, Stacy L.
Journal of Communication, v52 n1 p36-60 Mar 2002
Examines the perpetrators of violence on American television in terms of their chronological age. Compares the amount and nature of violence committed by child and teen characters to that committed by adult characters. Suggests that younger perpetrators are depicted in several ways that pose risks for the child viewer. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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