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Children and Media: A Global Perspective

Children and Media: A Global Perspective

Dafna Lemish

ISBN: 978-1-118-78705-2

Dec 2014

296 pages

$33.99

Description

Taking a global and interdisciplinary approach, Children and Media explores the role of modern media, including the internet, television, mobile media and video games, in the development of children, adolescents, and childhood.

  • Primer to global issues and core research into children and the media integrating work from around the world
  • Comprehensive integration of work that bridges disciplines, theoretical and research traditions and methods
  • Covers both critical/qualitative and quantitative approaches to the topic

Related Resources

Preface xi

Companion Website xv

Introduction 1

1 Media and Children at Home 13

2 Media and Individual Development 38

3 Media, Learning, and Literacy 72

4 Media and Health-related Behaviors 98

5 Media and Perceptions of Self and Society 135

6 Media, Sociality, and Participation 176

7 Media Literacy Education 195

8 Policy and Advocacy 208

Conclusions: Growing Up with Media 233

References 243

Index 268

Companion Website xi
Preface xii
Introduction 1
1 Media and Children at Home 13
2 Media and Individual Development 38
3 Media, Learning, and Literacy 72
4 Media and Health-related Behaviors 98
5 Media and Perceptions of Self and Society 135
6 Media, Sociality, and Participation 176
7 Media Literacy Education 195
8 Policy and Advocacy 208
Conclusions: Growing Up with Media 233
References 243
Subject Index 000