This collection offers original, state-of-the-art contributions from leading authorities in children's televisual media. International researchers from communication and psychology provide readers with ready access to current televisual research, trends, and policymaking/political climate issues pertaining to children. This second edition provides a current summary of studies on content, viewing patterns, comprehension, effects, and individual differences in instructional and educational programming, televisual entertainment and violence programming, and televisual advertising to children. Editors Edward L. Palmer and Brian M. Young have structured the volume into three sections examining the "faces" of television: the Teaching (instructional/educational) Face, the Violent Face, and the Selling (advertising) Face. Chapters within each section identify and focus recurrent themes while integrating them topically into a coherent whole. Each area incorporates new technologies and considers their potentials, effects, and future. Subjects featured in the various chapters include: *cross-cultural and historical comparisons with an in-depth perspective on the BBC and other European/Asian televisual media roots, as well as America's formative televisual media roots; *an examination of key differences between developed and developing countries; *implications of emerging instructional/educational media for children's education--addressing both cognitive and multi-ethnic aspects; and * prominent, informed challenge to the prevailing popular view that children are unaffected and unharmed by exposure to media violence. This volume informs ongoing debates across a broad spectrum of current, critical issues, and suggests avenues for future research. It is pertinent and provocative for the most sophisticated scholar in the field, as well as for students in areas of developmental or social psychology, communication, education, sociology, marketing, broadcasting and film, public policy, advertising, and medicine/pediatrics. It is also appropriate for courses in children, media, and society.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet
A View from Government Officials : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, First Session, April 27, 2005
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet
Assembles the important writings on advertising and society. This title includes 27 essays which provide readers with the some of the best-known writings on the nature, process, and social implications of advertising and consumer culture for society.
From McGraw-Hill Comtemporary Learning Series (formerly known as McGraw-Hill/Dushkin), this fourth edition of TAKING SIDES: ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructor’s manual with testing material is available for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.
How TV Changes Christians--how Christians Can Change TV
Author: Quentin James Schultze
Publisher: Intervarsity Press
Quentin J. Schultze offers an indispensable course in televisual literacy--counseling us to become active watchers instead of passive viewers.Winner of a 1993 Christianity Today Critics' Choice Award (2nd place, contemporary issues). 180 pages, paper
An insiderOCOs story of how the dream of an alternative to commercial television became American State Television: Public television was brought into being to release a developing communications medium from the constraints of narrow commercialism. As it tur"
Life-Span Communication: Normative Processes is a unique collection of articles within the field of human communication. Twenty internationally recognized scholars have written original articles which stress communication as a developmental phenomenon. Each article is placed within a specific development phase. Each article is placed within the context of a normal life span. Each chapter does have meaning unto itself, yet, the purpose of this book is to emphasize that meaning inherent within any communicative act is bound by the point in one's life in which that act occurs.
Communications in Canadian Society, 5th Edition, provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of communications institutions in Canada. This edition has been thoroughly updated to take into account the changes taking place in information technology and the effects of this communications revolution in Canada and throughout the world. As with previous editions, this edition provides a diversity of analytical perspectives, with selections by leading authorities in communication studies, journalism, sociology psychology, political science, and economics. It also provides a strong mix of both classic and contemporary Canadian writing in the field. Primarily intended for use at Canadian universities and colleges, this book will also be useful to communications professionals and laypersons seeking a better understanding of the communications revolution.
Appealing to the many different backgrounds and career goals of individuals interested in child development, this book offers current and balanced coverage of theory and research--with a focus on theapplicationof that research. This chronologically arranged text is filled with useful learning tools. Feldman's unique approach illustrates the scope and diversity of the field of child and adolescent psychology and capitalizes on readers'inherent interest in the subject by asking them to relate what they are learning to their own experiences. A lively conversational writing style helps to create dynamic and engaging coverage of many chapter topics, including: behavioral genetics, ethnography, brain development, cultural differences in autobiographical memories, emotional intelligence, emotional regulation and relational aggression, home schooling, teenage stress, alcohol consumption, use of Prozac and childhood depression, adolescent Web surfing, and the downside of self-esteem. For individuals with careers and/or an interest in the file of child and adolescent development.