Chapter 3. Media Use Across Childhood: Access, Time, and Content

  1. Dr Sandra L. Calvert doctorate Chair Professor Director fellow2 and
  2. Barbara J. Wilson Head research consultant3
  1. Ronda Scantlin BA, MA, PhD Assistant Professor member

Published Online: 23 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302752.ch3

The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development

The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development

How to Cite

Scantlin, R. (2008) Media Use Across Childhood: Access, Time, and 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.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Georgetown University, USA

  2. 3

    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, 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:

  • media - children's access;
  • access and use - gender, race, income and socioeconomic status;
  • time spent - media;
  • media-use patterns;
  • grand theft auto;
  • experience sampling method;
  • time-use diaries

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Children's Access to and Use of Media

  • Time Spent with Media

  • The Uses and Gratifications of Media

  • Media-Use Patterns - Content Preferences

  • Conclusion

  • References