Media and Youth: A Developmental Perspective

Media and Youth: A Developmental Perspective

Author(s): Steven J. Kirsh

Published Online: 29 APR 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405179485

Online ISBN: 9781444317435

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317435

About this Book

Media & Youth: A Developmental Perspective provides a comprehensive review and critique of the research and theoretical literature related to media effects on infants, children, and adolescents, with a unique emphasis on development.

  • The only textbook to evaluate the role of development in media effects research, filling a gap in the subject of children and media
  • Multiple forms of media, including internet use, are discussed for a comprehensive view of the subject
  • Developmental points of interest are highlighted at the end of each section to reinforce the importance of development in media effects research
  • Children's cognitive, social, and emotional abilities from pre-school to adolescence are integrated into the text for greater clarity

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