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The Resource Children, adolescents, & the media, Victor C. Strasburger, Barbara J. Wilson ; with contrib. by Jeanne B. Funk, Edward Donnerstein, Bob McCannon ; foreword by Dorothy G. Singer

Children, adolescents, & the media, Victor C. Strasburger, Barbara J. Wilson ; with contrib. by Jeanne B. Funk, Edward Donnerstein, Bob McCannon ; foreword by Dorothy G. Singer

Label
Children, adolescents, & the media
Title
Children, adolescents, & the media
Statement of responsibility
Victor C. Strasburger, Barbara J. Wilson ; with contrib. by Jeanne B. Funk, Edward Donnerstein, Bob McCannon ; foreword by Dorothy G. Singer
Title variation
Children, adolescents, and the media
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An overview of what is known about the impact of mass media on youth in the 21t century. The goal is to provide a comprehensive, research-oriented treatment of how children and adolescents interact with the media
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Strasburger, Victor C.
Dewey number
302.23/083
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ784.M3
LC item number
S78 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilson, Barbara J
  • Funk, Jeanne B
  • Donnerstein, Edward I
  • McCannon, Bob
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mass media and children
  • Mass media and teenagers
Label
Children, adolescents, & the media, Victor C. Strasburger, Barbara J. Wilson ; with contrib. by Jeanne B. Funk, Edward Donnerstein, Bob McCannon ; foreword by Dorothy G. Singer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-510) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Children and adolescents : unique audiences -- Media environment and habits of today's youth -- Children are different from adults -- Children are different from each other -- Adolescents are different from children -- Developmental differences in processing the mass media -- Conclusion -- Exercises -- 2. Advertising -- Historical changes in advertising to children -- Content analyses of television advertising -- Children's processing of advertising -- Persuasive impact of advertising -- Phases of consumer behavior during childhood -- Marketing strategies in the 21st century -- Regulation of advertising targeted to youth -- Teaching advertising literacy -- Conclusion -- Exercises -- 3. Media violence -- How violent are American media? -- Does media violence attract youth? -- Can media violence lead to aggression? -- Can media violence desensitize young people? -- Can media violence produce fear? -- Cultural debates about media violence -- Guns and the media -- Suicide and the media -- Japan versus the United States : a cross-cultural comparison -- Can media violence have positive effects? -- Conclusion -- Exercises -- 4. Electronic games / Jeanne B. Funk -- Video games grow up : electronic games in the 21st century -- Conclusion : where do we go from here? -- Exercises -- 5. Sexuality and the media -- Background -- Television as a source of sexual information -- What do children and teenagers learn from television? -- Why teenagers may be particularly susceptible to sexual content in the media -- Movies -- Questionable language and taste in movies and television : a new trend? -- Print media -- The nature of the research -- Prosocial sexual content on television -- Contraceptive advertising -- Pornography -- Solutions -- Conclusion : unanswered questions -- Exercises -- 6. Drugs and the media -- Adolescent drug use -- Determinants of child and adolescent drug use -- Impact of advertising on children and adolescents -- Cigarettes -- Alcohol -- Drugs -- Solutions -- Exercises
  • 7. Eating and eating disorders -- Food advertisements -- The impact of food advertisements on behavior -- Food in television programming and movies -- Food advertised in schools -- Does television viewing increase childhood obesity? -- Eating disorders and body image -- Disordered body image -- Anorexia nervosa and bulimia -- Conclusion -- Solutions -- Exercises -- 8. Rock music and music videos -- Rock 'n' roll music -- How teenagers use music -- Music videos and music television (MTV) -- Conclusion -- Exercises -- 9. The Internet / Edward Donnerstein -- The Internet : what is it? -- Is the Net being used? -- Concerns about the Net -- Sex on the Net : a primary concern -- Other areas of concern -- Solutions to Internet concerns -- On the positive side -- Conclusion -- Exercises -- 10. Media literacy : what? why? how? / Bob McCannon -- McLuhan's global village : what happened? -- Step one : become informed -- Step two : a media literate advocate -- Media literacy : understanding the trade-offs, the opportunity costs -- An opportunity for activists -- Family media literacy : a media diet, some guidelines -- Media literacy for school and family -- Tools of media analysis -- How effective is media education? -- Conclusion : doing media education -- Exercises -- 11. Ten arguments in favor of solutions -- 1) Improving programming quality -- 2) Improving advertising -- 3) Perceiving media violence as a public health threat -- 4) Creating a uniform rating system for all media -- 5) Improving the portrayal of sex and sexuality in the media -- 6) Conducting more research -- 7) Increasing media education for children -- 8) Increasing media education for parents and health professionals -- 9) Using media to campaign for health and prosocial purposes -- 10) Stepping up media advocacy -- Conclusion -- Appendix A. Media literacy skills -- Appendix B. An advocate's guide to media literacy resources -- Appendix C. Definition to media literacy
Control code
48817534
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 539 pages
Isbn
9780761921257
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002000436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Children, adolescents, & the media, Victor C. Strasburger, Barbara J. Wilson ; with contrib. by Jeanne B. Funk, Edward Donnerstein, Bob McCannon ; foreword by Dorothy G. Singer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-510) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Children and adolescents : unique audiences -- Media environment and habits of today's youth -- Children are different from adults -- Children are different from each other -- Adolescents are different from children -- Developmental differences in processing the mass media -- Conclusion -- Exercises -- 2. Advertising -- Historical changes in advertising to children -- Content analyses of television advertising -- Children's processing of advertising -- Persuasive impact of advertising -- Phases of consumer behavior during childhood -- Marketing strategies in the 21st century -- Regulation of advertising targeted to youth -- Teaching advertising literacy -- Conclusion -- Exercises -- 3. Media violence -- How violent are American media? -- Does media violence attract youth? -- Can media violence lead to aggression? -- Can media violence desensitize young people? -- Can media violence produce fear? -- Cultural debates about media violence -- Guns and the media -- Suicide and the media -- Japan versus the United States : a cross-cultural comparison -- Can media violence have positive effects? -- Conclusion -- Exercises -- 4. Electronic games / Jeanne B. Funk -- Video games grow up : electronic games in the 21st century -- Conclusion : where do we go from here? -- Exercises -- 5. Sexuality and the media -- Background -- Television as a source of sexual information -- What do children and teenagers learn from television? -- Why teenagers may be particularly susceptible to sexual content in the media -- Movies -- Questionable language and taste in movies and television : a new trend? -- Print media -- The nature of the research -- Prosocial sexual content on television -- Contraceptive advertising -- Pornography -- Solutions -- Conclusion : unanswered questions -- Exercises -- 6. Drugs and the media -- Adolescent drug use -- Determinants of child and adolescent drug use -- Impact of advertising on children and adolescents -- Cigarettes -- Alcohol -- Drugs -- Solutions -- Exercises
  • 7. Eating and eating disorders -- Food advertisements -- The impact of food advertisements on behavior -- Food in television programming and movies -- Food advertised in schools -- Does television viewing increase childhood obesity? -- Eating disorders and body image -- Disordered body image -- Anorexia nervosa and bulimia -- Conclusion -- Solutions -- Exercises -- 8. Rock music and music videos -- Rock 'n' roll music -- How teenagers use music -- Music videos and music television (MTV) -- Conclusion -- Exercises -- 9. The Internet / Edward Donnerstein -- The Internet : what is it? -- Is the Net being used? -- Concerns about the Net -- Sex on the Net : a primary concern -- Other areas of concern -- Solutions to Internet concerns -- On the positive side -- Conclusion -- Exercises -- 10. Media literacy : what? why? how? / Bob McCannon -- McLuhan's global village : what happened? -- Step one : become informed -- Step two : a media literate advocate -- Media literacy : understanding the trade-offs, the opportunity costs -- An opportunity for activists -- Family media literacy : a media diet, some guidelines -- Media literacy for school and family -- Tools of media analysis -- How effective is media education? -- Conclusion : doing media education -- Exercises -- 11. Ten arguments in favor of solutions -- 1) Improving programming quality -- 2) Improving advertising -- 3) Perceiving media violence as a public health threat -- 4) Creating a uniform rating system for all media -- 5) Improving the portrayal of sex and sexuality in the media -- 6) Conducting more research -- 7) Increasing media education for children -- 8) Increasing media education for parents and health professionals -- 9) Using media to campaign for health and prosocial purposes -- 10) Stepping up media advocacy -- Conclusion -- Appendix A. Media literacy skills -- Appendix B. An advocate's guide to media literacy resources -- Appendix C. Definition to media literacy
Control code
48817534
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 539 pages
Isbn
9780761921257
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002000436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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