Media Violence and Children

Media Violence and Children

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There are many opinions about media violence and children, but not all are supported by science. In this book, the top experts gather the latest results from 50 years of scientific study as the basis for a comprehensive, in-depth examination of the complex issues surrounding the effects of media violence of different types. Each chapter focuses on a particular issue of concern, including qhotq topics such as brain development, cyber-bullying, video games, and verbal aggression. Articles take into account factors such as economics, differences based on the ages of children, and differences between types of media violence. This book provides the information parents and those who work with families need to make the best choices. It includes chapters specifically relevant to the types of bullying schools have the most trouble identifying and controlling. Most importantly, the writing is both intelligent and accessible so that parents, educators, pediatricians, and policymakers can understand and apply the findings presented.A Complete Guide for Parents and Professionals Douglas A. Gentile ... To date, parents have relied on the well-known ratings provided by the MPAA (G, PG, PG- 13, R, NC-17) to determine whether a film was suitable for their children.

Title:Media Violence and Children
Author:Douglas A. Gentile
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2014-09-30


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