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Tuning In to Young Viewers
Social Science Perspectives on Television

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Television and Radio

June 1996 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Media effects - a key area of media studies - is traditionally provocative and often controversial. Contemporary issues such as violence on television and children's dependence on television are continually debated.

Tuning In to Young Viewers provides a much needed, up-to-date overview of the key topics in television use and effects. It is designed in both style and organization as an upper-level text for courses in communication and psychology and is written by scholars well-known to both fields, in particular for their work concerning media influences. Topics discussed include: diversity on television; television dependence, diagnosis and prevention; television and the socialization of young children; and children's fear and television.

Tannis M MacBeth
Introduction
Aletha C Huston and John C Wright
Television and Socialization of Young Children
Sherryl Browne Graves
Diversity on Television
Joanne Cantor
Television and Children's Fear
Eric Dubow and Laurie S Miller
Television Violence Viewing and Aggressive Behavior
Tannis M MacBeth
Indirect Effects of Television
Creativity, Persistence, School Achievement, and Participation in Other Activities

 
Robert W Kubey
Television Dependence, Diagnosis, and Prevention
With Commentary on Video Games, Pornography, and Media Education

 

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