ERIC Number: ED447962
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Handbook of Children and the Media.
Singer, Dorothy G., Ed.; Singer, Jerome L., Ed.
This handbook analyzes effects on children of traditional media, such as television, film, and advertising; and new media, such as the Internet and video games. The chapters are: (1) "The History of Children's Use of Electronic Media" (Paik); (2) "Free Reading: Implications for Child Development" (Desmond); (3) "The Use of Television and Other Film-Related Media" (Comstock, Scharrer); (4) "The Impact of Interactive Games and the Internet on Cognition, Socialization, and Behavior" (Subrahmanyam and others); (5) "Attention, Comprehension, and the Educational Influences of Television" (Bickham, Wright, Huston); (6) "Television and the Child's Developing Imagination" (Valkenburg); (7) "Television as Incidental Language Teacher" (Naigles, Mayeux); (8) "Creating Vigilance for Better Learning from Television" (Miron, Bryant, Zillmann); (9) "Prosocial Effects on Children's Social Interactions" (Mares, Woodard); (10) "The Media and Children's Fears, Anxieties, and Perceptions of Danger" (Cantor); (11) "Effects of Televised Violence on Aggression" (Bushman, Huesmann); (12) "Media Violence in Cross-Cultural Perspective" (Groebel); (13) "Research on Sex in the Media" (Malamuth, Impett) (14) "Sex in the Media: Theory, Influences, and Solutions" (Donnerstein, Smith); (15) "Mass Media and Identity Development" (Huntemann, Morgan); (16) "Media and the Family" (Kubey, Donovan); (17) "Television's Gender Role Images and Contribution to Stereotyping" (Signorielli); (18) "Television, Children, and Multicultural Awareness" (Berry, Asamen); (19) "Children and Television Advertising" (Kunkel); (20) "Popular Music in Childhood and Adolescence" (Roberts, Christenson); (21) "Children, Adolescents, Drugs, and the Media" (Strasburger); (22) "Television Food Advertising" (Horgen, Choate, Brownell); (23) "Television and Morality" (Rosenkoetter); (24) "The Economic Structure of the Commercial Electronic Children's Media Industries" (Allen); (25) "Broadcast Networks and the Children's Television Business" (Alexander); (26) "Children's Programming on Public Television" (Franklin, Rifkin, Pascual); (27) "PRIX JEUNESSE as a Force for Cultural Diversity" (Kleeman); (28) "Cable Television" (Dirr); (29) "Children, the Internet, and Other New Technologies" (Tarpley); (30) "Hazards and Possibilities of Commercial TV in the Schools" (Wartella, Jennings); (31) "The Role of Research in Educational Television" (Cohen); (32) "Children and Media Policy" (Kunkel, Wilcox); (33) "Industry Standards and Practices: Compliance with the Children's Television Act" (Hill-Scott); (34) "Child and Parent Responses to the Age-Based and Content-Based Television Ratings" (Greenberg, Rampoldi-Hnilo); (35) "The New On-Line Children's Consumer Culture" (Montgomery); (36) "Government Regulations and Parental Control of Children's Television Use in the Home" (Jordan); (37) "Parents and Other Adults: Models and Monitors of Healthy Media Habits" (Hogan); (38) "Media Literacy and Critical Television Viewing in Education" (Brown); and (39) "Children's Advocacy Groups" (Trotta). Each chapter contains references. (KB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advertising, Cable Television, Censorship, Child Advocacy, Child Development, Children, Childrens Television, Cognitive Development, Compliance (Legal), Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Drug Use, Educational Television, Family (Sociological Unit), Internet, Literature Reviews, Mass Media, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role, Mass Media Use, Moral Development, Nonprint Media, Parent Child Relationship, Popular Music, Programming (Broadcast), Public Policy, Public Television, Sex Role, Sexuality, Socialization, State of the Art Reviews, Television, Television Viewing, Video Games
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