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Title:
It's not the media : the truth about pop culture's influence on children
Author:
Sternheimer, Karen.
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Publication Information:
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
x, 272 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Who's afraid of the the big bad wolf? ; The flawed logic of media phobia, past and present -- Why Americans choose to fear media ; It's not the media: what really changed childhood -- Why Americans choose to fear youth ; The politics of youth-bashing -- Fear of media violence ; Four fallacies of media-violence effects -- Fear of cartoons ; Role models for bad behavior? -- Fear of video games ; The blamed games -- Fear of music ; Musical murder and misogyny -- Fear of advertising and the young consumer ; How much is that psyche in the window? -- Fear of sex ; Do the media make them do it? -- Fear of the Internet ; Information regulation -- Rethinking fears of media and children ; Media: a sheep in wolf's clothing.
ISBN:
9780813341385
Format :
Book

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