Table of contents for Children, adolescents, and the media / Victor C. Strasburger, Barbara J. Wilson, Amy Jordan.

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Preface
Introduction
Dorothy G. Singer
Chapter 1 Children and Adolescents: Unique Audiences
 Media Environment and Habits of Today?s Youth
 Children Are Different from Adults
 Children Are Different from Each Other
 Adolescents Are Different from Children
 Developmental Differences in Processing the Mass Media
 Conclusion
 Exercises
 References
Chapter 2 Advertising
 Historical Changes in Advertising to Children
 Content Analyses of Television Advertising
 Children?s Processing of Advertising
 Persuasive Impact of Advertising
 Phases of Consumer Behavior During Childhood
 Marketing Strategies in the 21st Century
 Regulation of Advertising Targeted to Youth
 Teaching Advertising Literacy
 Conclusion
 Exercises
 References
Chapter 3 Educational Media
 Economic and Regulatory Forces that Impact Educational Media
 Children?s Learning from Media
 Learning to Learn from Media
 Exercises
 References
Chapter 4 Prosocial Media
 Prosocial Media for Adolescents
 National and International Prosocial Efforts
 Ratings
 Exercises
 References
Chapter 5 Media Violence
 How Violent Are American Media?
 Does Media Violence Attract Youth?
 Can Media Violence Lead to Aggression?
 Can Media Violence Desensitize Young People?
 Can Media Violence Produce Fear?
 Cultural Debates About Media Violence
 Guns and the Media
 Suicide and the Media
 Marketing Violence to Youth
 Japan Versus the United States: A Cross-Cultural Comparison
 Can Media Violence Have Positive Effects?
 Conclusion
 Exercises
References
Chapter 6 Sexuality and the Media
 Background
 Television as a Source of Sexual Information
 What Do Children and Teenagers Learn from Television?
 Why Teenagers May Be Particularly Susceptible to Sexual Content in the Media
 Movies
 Questionable Language and Taste in Movies and Television: A New Trend?
 Print Media
 The Nature of the Research
 Prosocial Sexual Content on Television
 Contraceptive Advertising
 Pornography
 Solutions
 Conclusion: Unanswered Questions
 Exercises
 References
Chapter 7 Drugs and the Media
 Adolescent Drug Use
 Determinants of Child and Adolescent Drug Use
 Impact of Advertising on Children and Adolescents
 Cigarettes
 Alcohol
 Drugs
 Solutions
 Exercises
 References
Chapter 8 Rock Music and Music Videos
 Rock ?n? Roll Music
 How Teenagers Use Music
 Music Videos and Music Television (MTV)
 Conclusion
 Exercises
 References
Chapter 9 Eating and Eating Disorders
 Food Advertisements
 The Impact of Food Advertisements on Behavior
 Food in Television Programming and Movies
 Food Advertised in Schools
 Does Television Viewing Increase Childhood Obesity?
 Eating Disorders and Body Image
 Disordered Body Image
 Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia
 Conclusion
 Solutions
 Exercises
 References
Chapter 10 Video Games
Jeanne Funk
 A Closer Look at Violent Video Games
 Video Games and Health
 The Positive Potential of Video Games
 Implications for Public Policy and for Parents
 Exercises
 References
Chapter 11 The Internet
Edward Donnerstein
 Are Children and Adolescents Using the Internet?
 Are Parents Concerned?
 The Internet: What is it?
 Concerns about the Net
 Sex on the Net: A Primary Concern
 Advertising Food Products to Children: The Latest Concern
 Other Areas of Concern
 Solutions to Internet Concerns
 On the Positive Side
 Conclusion
 Exercises
 References
Chapter 12 The Family and Media
 The Home as a Multi-Media Environment
 Socialization to Media Use Within the Family Context
 Parental Mediation of Children?s Media Use
 Theoretical Perspectives
 Reducing Screen Time in the Home
 Exercises
 References
Chapter 13 Media Literacy
Robert McCannon
 Introduction
 Demands for Change
 Big Media: Part of the Solution?
 Defining Media Literacy
 Media Education
 Uses of Media Literacy
 Does Media Literacy Work? Reviewing the Literature
 Teaching Media Literacy Skills
 Media Literacy and Public Health: Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs
 Use of Emotion
 Conundrum: Big Money
 Media Literacy and Public Health
 Media Literacy and Violence
 Violence
 Media Literacy Programs as a Violence Intervention
 Using Media Productions
 Channel One
 Media Literacy and Parents
 Media Literacy and Corporate Funding
 Teaching Media Literacy
 Content of Media Literacy
 Student-Produced Anti-Ads
 Skills of Media Literacy
 A Sample Deconstruction
 Media Literacy Production
 Creating Counter-Ads
 Activism and Media Education
 Summary
 Exercises
 References
About the Authors
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Mass media and children -- United States.
Mass media and teenagers -- United States.