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Title Encyclopedia of children, adolescents, and the media / edited by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
Published Thousand Oaks [Calif.] : Sage Publications, [2007]
Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2011
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (480 entries) : 36 images, digital files
Summary From Internet censorship to sex and violence on television and in video games to debates over rock lyrics, the effect of media on children and adolescents is one of the most widely debated issues in our society. The Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media presents state-of-the-art research and ready-to-use facts on the media's interaction with children and adolescents. This resource covers the traditional and electronic media and their controversial impact - for good and ill - on children and adolescents
"From Internet censorship to sex and violence on television and in video games to debates over rock lyrics, the media and their effect on children and adolescents is one of the most widely debated issues in our society. These books present state-of-the-art research and ready-to-use facts on the media's interaction with children and adolescents. With more than 400 entries, the two volumes of this resource cover the traditional and electronic media and their controversial impact -- for good and ill -- on children and adolescents. Key features include: cross-disciplinary coverage from the fields of psychology, education, media studies and communication, sociology, and public policy; a cross-cultural perspective with contributing authors from around the globe and entries on the media in Europe and Asia; entries covering television, film, video games, the Internet and World Wide Web, magazines, music, etc.; complex and difficult topics such as violence, sex, rating systems and warning labels, attention deficit disorder, body image and eating disorders, popular music lyrics, advertising, digital music downloading, parental involvement, policymaking, child development, and much more."--Source other than the Library of Congress
Notes "A Sage reference publication."
Editorial board -- list of entries -- Reader's guide -- About the editor -- About the associate editors -- Contributors -- Introduction -- A-Z
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Internet and children -- Encyclopedias.
Internet and teenagers -- Encyclopedias.
Mass media and children -- Encyclopedias.
Mass media and teenagers -- Encyclopedias.
Video games and children -- Encyclopedias.
Video games and teenagers -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Arnett, Jeffrey Jensen.
ISBN 1412905303
1412952603
1452265518
1849727856
9781849727853