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Children, Adolescents, and Media Violence

Children, Adolescents, and Media Violence [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1452278873
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Children, Adolescents, and Media Violence by , Book Resume:

This revised text provides updates that reflect new findings in the field of media violence research during childhood and adolescence. Throughout the book, special attention is paid to evaluating the role of developmental processes and to stressing the importance of methodology in understanding media violence research. Findings have been divided into two main areas: aggressive behavior and aggression-related constructs (e.g., emotions, cognitions, arousal) to help clarify media violence-related effects on youth.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Media

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Media [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0323548555
Author: Eugene V. Beresin,Cheryl K. Olson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Media by Eugene V. Beresin,Cheryl K. Olson Book Resume:

Get a quick, expert overview of the increasingly important topic of technology and social media and its impact on children and adolescents. This practical resource presents a focused summary of today’s current knowledge on topics of interest to psychiatrists, pediatricians, and other health professionals working with children and adolescents. It provides current, relevant information on a wide variety of media-related topics as they relate to child and adolescent health and mental illness, making it a one-stop resource for staying up to date in this critical area.

Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents

Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0195345568
Author: Craig A. Anderson,Douglas A. Gentile,Katherine E. Buckley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents by Craig A. Anderson,Douglas A. Gentile,Katherine E. Buckley Book Resume:

Violent video games are successfully marketed to and easily obtained by children and adolescents. Even the U.S. government distributes one such game, America's Army, through both the internet and its recruiting offices. Is there any scientific evidence to support the claims that violent games contribute to aggressive and violent behavior? As the first book to unite empirical research on and public policy options for violent video games, Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents will be an invaluable resource for student and professional researchers in social and developmental psychology and media studies.

Plugged In

Plugged In [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0300228090
Author: Patti M. Valkenburg,Jessica Taylor Piotrowski
Publisher: Yale University Press
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Plugged In by Patti M. Valkenburg,Jessica Taylor Piotrowski Book Resume:

An illuminating study of the complex relationship between children and media in the digital age Now, as never before, young people are surrounded by media—thanks to the sophistication and portability of the technology that puts it literally in the palms of their hands. Drawing on data and empirical research that cross many fields and continents, authors Valkenburg and Piotrowski examine the role of media in the lives of children from birth through adolescence, addressing the complex issues of how media affect the young and what adults can do to encourage responsible use in an age of selfies, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. This important study looks at both the sunny and the dark side of media use by today’s youth, including why and how their preferences change throughout childhood, whether digital gaming is harmful or helpful, the effects of placing tablets and smartphones in the hands of toddlers, the susceptibility of young people to online advertising, the legitimacy of parental concerns about media multitasking, and more.

On Media Violence

On Media Violence [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1452263558
Author: W. James Potter
Publisher: SAGE Publications
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On Media Violence by W. James Potter Book Resume:

This definitive examination of a contemporary social issue asks questions such as: How much media violence is there? What are the meanings conveyed in the way violence is portrayed? What effect does it have on viewers? Divided into four parts, the book reviews research on media violence; re-examines existing theories of media violence; considers methodological tools used to assess media, and introduces the concept of Lineation Theory, a perspective and new theoretical approach explaining media violence.

Aggressive Behavior

Aggressive Behavior [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 147579116X
Author: L.Rowell Huesmann
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Aggressive Behavior by L.Rowell Huesmann Book Resume:

In this important work twelve eminent scholars review the latest theoretical work on human aggressive behavior. Emerging theories of aggression; peers, sex-roles, and aggression; environmental investigation and mitigation of aggression; development of adult aggression; and group aggression in adolescents and adults are all discussed in detail to provide clinicians, researchers, and students with a cutting-edge overview of the field.

Handbook of Children and the Media

Handbook of Children and the Media [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1483305716
Author: Dorothy G. Singer,Jerome L. Singer
Publisher: SAGE Publications
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Handbook of Children and the Media by Dorothy G. Singer,Jerome L. Singer Book Resume:

Cyber-bullying, sexting, and the effects that violent video games have on children are widely discussed and debated. With a renowned international group of researchers and scholars, the Second Edition of the Handbook of Children and the Media covers these topics, is updated with cutting-edge research, and includes comprehensive analysis of the field for students and scholars. This revision examines the social and cognitive effects of new media, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Skype, iPads, and cell phones, and how children are using this new technology. This book summarizes the latest research on children and the media and suggests directions for future research. This book also attempts to provide students with a deliberate examination of how children use, enjoy, learn from, and are advantaged or disadvantaged by regular exposure to television, new technologies, and other electronic media.

Television and the Aggressive Child

Television and the Aggressive Child [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1135043337
Author: L. Rowell Huesmann,Leonard D. Eron
Publisher: Routledge
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Television and the Aggressive Child by L. Rowell Huesmann,Leonard D. Eron Book Resume:

The research presented in this book, originally published in 1986, looks to pinpoint the psychological processes involved in the media violence-aggression relation. Expanding on earlier studies, the compilation of essays here delves deeply into aggression study and compares results about media influence across 5 countries. Cultural norms and programming differences are investigated as well as age and gender and other factors. What is offered overall is a psychological model in which TV violence is both a precursor and a consequence of aggression.

Children and Interparental Violence

Children and Interparental Violence [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1134872690
Author: B. B. Robbie Rossman,Honore M. Hughes,Mindy S. Rosenberg
Publisher: Routledge
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Children and Interparental Violence by B. B. Robbie Rossman,Honore M. Hughes,Mindy S. Rosenberg Book Resume:

The past decade has seen a burgeoning of research and conceptualization on the implications of parental violence exposure on children's development and well-being. Meanwhile, seemingly daily accounts of violent tragedies committed by our youth brings to our attention the urgency of conveying this information. With these ideas in mind, Children and Interparental Violence focuses on childrens exposure to violence between their caretakers and the subsequent effects on child development. To this end, the authors review current theories, research, and treatment strategies of the 1990s, paying specific attention to families' ethnic backgrounds, parents' sexual orientation, and forensic and legal issues, all factors affecting the nature and severity of impact. Prevention and intervention models (including great detail on risk and protective factors), techniques, and programs are discussed, as well as research evaluating their usefulness. Keeping in mind the goal of integrating practice and policy with current violence and developmental research and theory, numerous case examples take the reader from the lab and classroom into the session room and courtroom.

Television and Social Behavior

Television and Social Behavior [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1135018774
Author: Stephen B. Withey,Ronald P. Abeles
Publisher: Routledge
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Television and Social Behavior by Stephen B. Withey,Ronald P. Abeles Book Resume:

This book, published originally in 1980, addressed the needs for a profile of televised violence which considered the advantages and disadvantages of various measures and for a furthering of research directions beyond the then-popular emphasis on children. The Committee on Television and Social Behavior was formed in1972 and stimulated new research in order to provide a multidimensional profile of the social effects of television programming. Chapters here look at the effect of television on adults as well as children, particularly special audiences such as the elderly and minority groups. An excellent summary of the various conceptual, substantive and methodological issues around television’s influence.

Youth Aggression and Violence

Youth Aggression and Violence [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1135653607
Author: Thomas G. Moeller
Publisher: Routledge
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Youth Aggression and Violence by Thomas G. Moeller Book Resume:

The rash of school shootings in the late 1990s has generated a tremendous amount of public concern about youth aggression and violence. But students, trainees, and professionals who work with children and adolescents have had no concise or systematic survey of our current knowledge about causes and effective approaches to intervention and prevention on which to draw. Youth Aggression and Violence has filled the void. Comprehensive and readable, it: * utilizes theory and research from the developmental psychology of "normal" children and adolescents, as well as material on "abnormal" forms of development, such as disruptive behavior disorders and juvenile delinquency; * situates youthful aggression and violence within the overall framework of children's moral development; * integrates quantitative research with carefully considered qualitative research and case studies; * discusses the genetic and biological underpinnings of youthful aggression, as well as family and social factors related to antisocial behavior; * emphasizes cognitive, motivational, and emotional processes involved in youth aggression and violence; * provides in-depth coverage of juvenile killers and school violence; * examines female aggression and violence in a variety of contexts; and * critically examines a number of questions frequently discussed in conjunction with youth violence, such as media violence, firearm accessibility, and the relationship between self-esteem and aggression.

Children's Exposure to Violence

Children's Exposure to Violence [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1437942067
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Publisher: DIANE Publishing
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Children, Adolescents, and the Media

Children, Adolescents, and the Media [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1483315886
Author: Victor C. Strasburger,Barbara J. Wilson,Amy B. Jordan
Publisher: SAGE Publications
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Children, Adolescents, and the Media by Victor C. Strasburger,Barbara J. Wilson,Amy B. Jordan Book Resume:

Children, Adolescents, and the Media, Third Edition provides a comprehensive, research-oriented overview of how the media impact the lives of children and adolescents in modern society. The approach is grounded in a developmental perspective, focusing on how young people of different ages and levels of cognitive, emotional, and social development interact with the media. Incorporating the most up-to-date research available, Authors Victor C. Strasburger, Barbara J. Wilson, and Amy B. Jordan target areas most controversial and at the heart of debates about the media and public health—equipping students to approach the media as critical consumers.

Children's Responses to the Screen

Children's Responses to the Screen [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 113561881X
Author: Patti M. Valkenburg
Publisher: Routledge
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Children's Responses to the Screen by Patti M. Valkenburg Book Resume:

The past several decades have witnessed thousands of studies into children and the media. Yet, much academic research is still in its infancy when it comes to our knowledge about the uses, preferences, and effects of different media. This distinctive volume moves the field forward in this regard, with its insights into the latest theories and research on children and the media. Author Patti M. Valkenburg explores "screen" media (i.e., television, films, video and computer games, and the Internet), and focuses her study on the most fundamental topics in the study of children and the media. In each chapter, Valkenburg examines an essential topic on children and the media: the effect of media violence, children's emotional reactions to news and entertainment, the intended and unintended effects of advertising, and the uses and effects of computer games and the Internet. She has structured the chapters to provide an overview of existing theories and research on a particular topic, and supplements the work of others with her own ground-breaking research findings. She provides a careful and even-handed treatment of research in children's media, and includes current and noteworthy studies. As a resource for study in children and media and media psychology, this volume provides a timely and thorough examination of the state of theory and research. It will serve as a valuable reference for scholars and as an engaging text for advanced students.

The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development

The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1444302760
Author: Sandra L. Calvert,Barbara J. Wilson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development by Sandra L. Calvert,Barbara J. Wilson Book Resume:

The Handbook of Children, Media and Development bringstogether an interdisciplinary group of experts in the fields ofdevelopmental psychology, developmental science, communication, andmedicine to provide an authoritative, comprehensive look at theempirical research on media and media policies within thefield. 25 newly-commissioned essays bring new research to theforefront, especially on digital media, developmental research, andpublic policy debates Includes helpful introductions to each section, a theoreticaloverview of the field, and a final chapter that offers a vision offuture research Contributors include key, international authorities in thefield

Aggression and Violence

Aggression and Violence [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1315524678
Author: Brad J. Bushman
Publisher: Psychology Press
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Aggression and Violence by Brad J. Bushman Book Resume:

This book provides a broad and contemporary overview of aggression and violence by some of the most internationally renowned researchers in the field. It begins with an integrative theoretical understanding of aggression and shows how animal models shed light on human aggression and violence. Individual risk factors for aggression and violence from different research perspectives are then examined. First, there is a cognitive neuroscientific, neuropsychological, and psychophysiological study of the brain. It then explores the developmental psychological factors in aggressive behavior, incorporating work on gender and the family. Other perspectives include the role of testosterone, individual differences, and whether humans are innately wired for violence. The following sections moves from the individual to the contextual risk factors for aggression, including work on the effects of adverse events and ostracism, guns and other aggressive cues including violent media, and drugs and alcohol. Targets of aggression and violence are covered in the next section, including violence against women and loved ones; aggression between social groups; and the two very contemporary issues of cyberbullying and terrorism. The book concludes with work showing how we may make the world a more peaceful place by preventing and reducing aggression and violence. The volume is essential reading for upper-level students and researchers of psychology and related disciplines interested in a rigorous and multi-perspective overview of work on aggression and violence.

The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children

The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1135424411
Author: Robert Geffner,Robyn Spurling Igelman,Jennifer Zellner
Publisher: Routledge
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The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children by Robert Geffner,Robyn Spurling Igelman,Jennifer Zellner Book Resume:

Learn how to help children cope with domestic violence! The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children examines the short- and long-term developmental issues facing children exposed to violence in their own homes. The book addresses the growing concern for children at risk of suffering psychological, behavioral, social, and educational problems, and for the effects childhood maltreatment may have on their adult lives. An interdisciplinary panel of researchers, academicians, attorneys, clinicians, and practitioners discuss treatment programs, theoretical perspectives, research and methodological issues, assessment and intervention, and forensic issues, including child custody. The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children addresses the emotional and behavioral disturbances children can suffer after being exposed to violence between their parents. It examines methodological and theoretical challenges, pilot programs for treatment, intervention models, therapeutic curricula, and family law. Practitioners and academics review dozens of studies, representative samples, probability samples, and research findings relating to children's internalizing and externalizing behaviors, adjustment difficulties, coping strategies. The book also examines: the association between emotional regulation and emotionality and marital and parent-child conflict in terms of children's adjustment and physical health how the experience of mothers in low-income families suffering severe physical abuse relates to children's behavior problems. how father-to-mother aggression reduces children's affinity with their parents problems of service delivery for battered mothers Canadian legislation involving wife abuse and child custody the well-being of families accessing treatment group interventions implemented in family agency and school settings how to develop interagency protocols and much more! The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children is an essential resource for professionals, advocates, and practitioners who work with abused children and maltreating families.

Children and the Geography of Violence

Children and the Geography of Violence [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1351704672
Author: Sheridan Bartlett
Publisher: Routledge
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Children and the Geography of Violence by Sheridan Bartlett Book Resume:

Violence sabotages development, both children’s development and the development of the communities and neighbourhoods they rely on. There is abundant evidence of the deep and lasting harm that can be done. Violence breaks bodies and minds and exerts an insidious influence at every level. The effects are immediate but can also linger, damaging health, trust and capability, traveling through generations. This book argues that it is impossible to understand the violence in young children’s lives or to respond to it adequately without considering how embedded it is within their physical surroundings. The relations of power that are the context for violence within households, within communities and beyond are often expressed through control over space and the material conditions of life. This book links the abstract concept of structural violence to the stark reality of personal harm, drawing on evidence from a range of disciplines and from countries throughout the global South. It explores the dynamics of cramped, insecure housing, poor water and sanitation, neglected neighbourhoods, forced evictions, cities that segregate the rich and the poor, landscapes of conflict and disaster, and discusses their implications for young children. An alternative approach to child protection is proposed, anchored in the actions of organized communities negotiating to challenge inequities, mend their environments and achieve security. There is a fundamental synergy between building community and protecting children. These are not separate agendas. A place that works for children works better for everyone else as well. This book will be essential reading for all those interested in young children in a global context, whether as child protection professionals, or those with a more general interest in children’s rights issues or in cross cultural approaches to child development. It will also be of great interest to students and researchers of development studies, conflict studies, family studies, child development, public health and urban planning.

Violence in Children

Violence in Children [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0429923694
Author: Rosemary Campher
Publisher: Routledge
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Violence in Children by Rosemary Campher Book Resume:

This book increases the reader's understanding of violent children and the value and vicissitudes of their psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy. It explores various aspects of violence and the attendant emotional, psychological, biological, and social features in children.

Media Violence and Children: A Complete Guide for Parents and Professionals, 2nd Edition

Media Violence and Children: A Complete Guide for Parents and Professionals, 2nd Edition [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1440830185
Author: Douglas A. Gentile
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
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Media Violence and Children: A Complete Guide for Parents and Professionals, 2nd Edition by Douglas A. Gentile Book Resume:

Stripping away the hype, this book describes how, when, and why media violence can influence children of different ages, giving parents and teachers the power to maximize the media's benefits and minimize its harm. • Includes the newest research on topics of particular concern today, including cyber-bullying, video games, song lyrics, and brain development • Covers all major media, including television, movies, music, video games, and the Internet • Describes the psychological processes through which media violence influences attitudes, emotions, and behaviors • Provides the context necessary to understand why media violence does not affect everyone the same way • Discusses how media violence intersects with public policy, identifies the problems with the existing rating systems, and suggests strategies to improve the situation and foster children's healthy development