20 Questions about Youth & the Media
Sharon R. Mazzarella
Peter Lang, 2007 - Education - 316 pages
20 Questions is a comprehensive guide to today's most pressing issues in the study of children, tweens, and teens and the media. Sharon R. Mazzarella brings together leading experts to address a range of topics from government regulation and the effects of violent entertainment to the commercialization of youth culture and self-identity. This book is designed with the classroom in mind, with accessible writing and end-of-chapter questions.
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Chapter One How Has the KidsMedia Industry Evolved?
ChapterTwo How Does the U S Government Regulate Childrens Media?
Chapter Three Why Is Everybody Always Pickin on Youth?
What Can Theories
Chapter Five How Do Researchers Study Young People and the Media?
Chapter Six Whos Looking out for the Kids? How Advocates
Chapter Eight Should We Be Concerned about Media Violence?
Urban Myth or Dream Come True?
ChapterThirteen What Are Media Literacy Effects?
Chapter Fourteen What Are Teenagers up to Online?
Chapter Fifteen How Do Kids SelfIdentities Relate to Media
Chapter Sixteen Just Part of the Family? Exploring the Connections
Chapter Seventeen How Are Girls Studies Scholars and Girls Themselves
Chapter Eighteen Just How Commercialized Is Childrens Culture?
Chapter Nineteen When It Comes to Consumer Socialization Are Children
Chapter Ten What Do Young People Learn about
Chapter Eleven How Are Children and Adolescents Portrayed
Chapter Twenty Do We All Live in a Shared World Culture?
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