Chapter 21. Regulating the Media: Sexually Explicit Content

  1. Dr Sandra L. Calvert doctorate Chair Professor Director fellow2 and
  2. Barbara J. Wilson Head research consultant3
  1. Joah G. Iannotta PhD, master's degree, BA Senior Policy Analyst

Published Online: 23 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302752.ch21

The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development

The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development

How to Cite

Iannotta, J. G. (2008) Regulating the Media: Sexually Explicit Content, in The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development (eds S. L. Calvert and B. J. Wilson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302752.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Georgetown University, USA

  2. 3

    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Author Information

  1. US Government Accountability Office (GAO), USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405144179

Online ISBN: 9781444302752

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Keywords:

  • first amendment's role - parameters;
  • contemporary community standards;
  • variable obscenity;
  • implementing obscenity bans;
  • stringent content restriction;
  • administrative tone;
  • media literacy and improving decision-making skills

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Media and the Developmental Needs of Children and Youth

  • The First Amendment's Role in Setting the Parameters for Regulating Media Content

  • Beyond Stringent Content Restriction

  • Conclusion

  • Notes

  • References