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Children and Media Violence

by Cecilia von Feilitzen

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Published by Coronet Books Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Performing Arts,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Violence in television,
  • Children,
  • Media Studies

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUlla Carlsson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9655304M
    ISBN 109163063581
    ISBN 109789163063589

    The book provides the most comprehensive overview available of the effects of media violence on children and adolescents. Key Features: • covers multiple forms of media violence (e.g., animated violence, sports violence, dramatic violence, gaming violence). With recent worry about mass shootings and gun violence in the U.S., one of the questions that always comes up is whether violent media promotes violent or aggressive behavior.

      African fantasy keeps up suspense in battle-heavy sequel. Read Common Sense Media's Children of Virtue and Vengeance: Legacy of Orisha, Book 2 review, age rating, and parents guide.4/5. Facts About Media Violence and Effects on the American Family. In , only 10% of American homes had a television and by the percentage had grown to 90%. Today 99% of homes have a television. In fact, more families own a television than a phone. (1) 54% of U.S. children have a television set in their bedrooms. (2).

      Television still remains the media of choice among young children, with kids aged 5 to 8 spending around 64 minutes watching television each day, a . A report by the US Secret Service and the US Department of Education, which examined 37 incidents of targeted school shootings and school attacks from to in this country, found that “over half of the attackers demonstrated some interest in violence through movies, video games, books, and other media.” 2Cited by: 6.


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Children and Media Violence by Cecilia von Feilitzen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Author: Craig A. Anderson; Source: - Myths and facts about youth and violent media. "Since Steven Kirsh pays attention to introduce all necessary methodological aspects as well as discuss the different aspects of media violence research in detail, this book can be used as a textbook in undergraduate as well as graduate by: (Michael Rich, MD, MPH, Director of the Children and Media Violence book on Media and Child Health at Boston Children's Hospital and Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health) "What makes this book exciting and compelling is the addition of a new chapter on media violence and the brain where research by neuroscientists is presented, and a chapter on cyberbullying, a 5/5(6).

Children, Adolescents, and Media Violence provides a comprehensive review and critique of the literature related to media violence in all its forms during childhood and adolescence.

Special attention is paid to evaluating the role of the development processes in media violence research and to stressing the importance of methodology in understanding that research/5.

What a thorougly researched and important book for anyone--parents to pediatricians, social researchers and educators--to read. While a hugely complex subject, these world-renowned media violence experts break it down into easily digestable sections that are functional--and eye-opening for all/5.

This cross-disciplinary approach to media violence offers readers the most complete, up-to-date, and holistic understanding of the topic. Gentile and his contributors also examine and debunk long-held misconceptions about media violence, explaining the specific nature and.

Stripping away the hype, this book describes how, when, and why media violence can influence children of different ages, giving parents and teachers the power to maximize the media's benefits and minimize its harm. There are many opinions about media violence and children, but not all are supported by science.

Media Violence and Children: A Complete Guide for Parents and Professionals. The foremost experts in the field of media violence research present a broad range of approaches and findings to 2/5(1).

Abstract This revised text provides updates that reflect new findings in the field of media violence research during childhood and adolescence. Throughout the book, special attention is paid to evaluating the role of developmental processes and to stressing the importance of methodology in understanding media violence research.

Covers multiple forms of media violence (e.g., animated violence, sports violence, dramatic violence, gaming violence) to broaden the scope of the discussion for students to consider.

Discusses and critiques the major theories used to explain the impact of media violence on children and adolescents. In many cases children experienced violence in their real life and found the answer to that in the behavior of their movie or television heroes.

UNESCO‘s survey contributed to evidence that already existed, that violence in the media can harmfully affect harmfully children's minds. Available in: revised text provides updates that reflect new findings in the field of media violence research during childhood and Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your patience. Book AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelpPrice: $ Children, Adolescents, and the Media, Third Edition provides a comprehensive, research-oriented overview of how the media impact the lives of children and adolescents in modern society.

Violent Media is Good for Kids Renowned comic-book author Gerard Jones argues that bloody videogames, gun-glorifying gangsta rap and other forms of Author: Gerard Jones.

Barbara J. Wilson is a Professor and Head of the Department of Speech Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is co-author of Children, Adolescents, and the Media () and three book volumes of the National Television Violence Study (). I am not sure about violence in the media causing violence in children and adults.

We all know, however, that the sexual revolution in the 60's changed us forever, breaking up families, and divorce became rampant.

Hopefully, we are somewhat leveling off from that. On Media Violence is essential reading for students and scholars of Media Studies, Communication Theory, Popular Culture, Social Psychology, and Sociology.

Part I of the book offers a thorough 5/5(2). Stripping away the hype, this book describes how, when, and why media violence can influence children of different ages, giving parents and teachers the power to maximize the media's benefits and minimize its harm.&#; Includes the newest research on topics of particular concern Pages:   The American Psychological Association says there are three major effects of watching violence in the media (i.e.: video games/television) children may become less sensitive to the pain and suffering of others, children may be more fearful of the world around them, and children may be more likely to behave in aggressive or hurtful ways toward.

The Faces of Televisual Media: Teaching, Violence, Selling to Children By Edward L. Palmer; Brian M. Young Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, (2nd edition). Virtually since the dawn of television, parents, teachers, legislators and mental health professionals have wanted to understand the impact of television programs, particularly on special concern has been the portrayal of violence, particularly given psychologist Albert Bandura's work in the s on social learning and the tendency of children to imitate what they see.

"Ninety percent of movies, 68% of video games, and 60% of TV shows show some depictions of violence," says Caroline Knorr, parenting editor for Common Sense Media, the online resource for vetting. Media Exposure and Violent Crimes. Overall, a causal link between media exposure and violent criminal behavior has yet to be validated, and most researchers steer clear of making such causal assumptions.

Instead, many emphasize that media does not directly cause aggression and violence so much as operate as a risk factor among other variables (Bushman & Anderson, ; Warburton, ).Author: Nickie Phillips.There are many opinions about media violence and children, but not all are supported by science.

In this book, the top experts gather the latest results from 50 years of scientific study as the basis for a comprehensive, in-depth examination of the complex issues surrounding the effects of media violence of different types. Each chapter focuses on a particular issue of concern, including.