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Author Kundanis, Rose M., 1947-

Title Children, teens, families, and mass media : the millennial generation / Rose M. Kundanis
Published Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 184 pages) : illustrations
Series LEA's communication series
LEA's communication series.
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- pt. I. Theoretical context -- 1. Introduction -- First encounters -- Definitions and central ideas -- Communication models -- Theoretical perspectives -- Historical overview -- Summary -- For further consideration -- Resources on the Web -- References -- 2. The developing child and teen -- A child's perceptions -- Cognitive processes -- Sense-making activities : what is real? -- Fantasy, imagination, and creativity -- Media perceptual characteristics by age -- New expression and youth communication in Chicago -- Summary -- For further consideration -- References -- 3. Generations and history -- The GI generation as civic generation -- The silent or beat generation as adaptive -- The baby boomers as idealists -- Generation X as reactive -- Generation Y or millennials as civic -- Summary -- For further consideration -- References -- pt. II. Audience reactions -- 4. Perceptions of fantasy and reality -- What is real -- Developmental stages and fear -- Children's responses to major news events -- Journalists and children in the news -- Strategies for reducing fears -- September 11, 2001 -- Fictionalized news -- Advertising and the program-length commercial -- Summary -- For further consideration -- Resources on the Web -- References -- 5. Effects -- A history of concerns with media effects : audience, researchers, industry, and government -- Tools of the social scientist -- Theories used in effects research -- Summary -- For further consideration -- References -- 6. Diverse children find identity in diverse messages -- Learning theory and schema theory -- The development of ethnic minority mass media images -- Children's identity and gender -- Results of gender images in advertising and media -- Children and consumer socialization -- Summary -- Resources on the Web -- References -- pt. III. Empowering audiences -- 7. Role of parents and families -- Family communication patterns -- Mediation involving sexuality and violence -- Suggestions for parents -- Summary -- For further consideration -- References -- 8. Media literacy and positive effects -- The diary of a young girl -- Media literacy : reading and writing texts -- Prosocial messages, worldview, and strategies -- Agreement on key concepts in media literacy -- Disagreements in the media literacy debates -- Media literacy and research -- Summary -- For further consideration -- Resources on the Web -- References -- 9. Policy and law -- The First Amendment -- Public pressure -- The FCC and ACT in the 1970s -- The CTA of 1990 -- The V-chip -- Ratings for television -- Ratings of movies, music, and game industries -- Internet protection from indecency unconstitutional -- Alternatives to legislation on Internet indecency -- The questions of privacy on the Internet -- Summary -- For further consideration -- Resources on the Web -- References -- 10. Children's programming -- The business of children's broadcasting and cable -- Listening to children and teens -- Listening to parents -- New media : the "big X factor" -- New partnerships : Noggin -- International markets -- Both partners and competitors -- Summary -- Resources on the Web -- References -- Glossary -- Author index -- Subject index
Summary This volume examines children's experiences with electronic media in the home, including children's development of media literacy. To understand the experiences, the book examines the children at various developmental ages and across generations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Mass media and children -- United States.
Mass media and teenagers -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1410607801 (electronic bk.)
9781410607805 (electronic bk.)
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(alk. paper)
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