Playing with Power in Movies, Television, and Video Games: From Muppet Babies to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
How do children today learn to understand stories? Why do they respond so enthusiastically to home video games and to a myth like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? And how are such fads related to multinational media mergers and the "new world order"? In assessing these questions, Marsha Kinder provides a brilliant new perspective on modern media.
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PLAYING WITH POWER IN MOVIES, TELEVISION, AND VIDEO GAMES: From Muppet Babies to Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Kinder (Critical Studies/USC School of Cinema-Television) argues that the ``supersystem'' comprised of TV, video games, and movies aimed at children not only urges them to buy specific products but ... Read full review
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Kinder (critical studies, Univ. of Southern California) analyzes the effects of media (with emphasis on Saturday morning television and Nintendo games) on children, particularly in their cognitive ... Read full review
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