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Children & television [electronic resource] : images in a changing sociocultural world / [edited by] Gordon L. Berry, Joy Keiko Asamen.

Contributor(s): Berry, Gordon L | Asamen, Joy Keiko, 1953-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1993Description: 1 online resource (x, 332 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781452253749 (electronic bk.); 1452253749 (electronic bk.).Other title: Children and television.Subject(s): Television and children -- United States | Cultural pluralism -- United States | T�el�evision et enfants -- �Etats-Unis | Pluralisme -- �Etats-Unis | Televisie | Kinderen | Kind | Kulturwandel | Sozialisation | Softwareentwicklung | Fernsehen | Fernsehwirkung | USA | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Children & television.DDC classification: 302.23/45/083 Other classification: 05.36 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Television as a Worldwide Cultural Tapestry -- PART I. TELEVISION AND THE DEVELOPING CHILD IN A MULTIMEDIA WORLD. 1. The developing child in a multimedia society / John P. Murray -- 2. Cognitive developmental influences on children's understanding of television / Catherine N. Doubleday, Kristin L. Droege -- 3. From television forms to genre schemata : children's perceptions of television reality / Marguerite Fitch, Aletha C. Huston, John C. Wright -- 4. The program-length commercial : a study of the effects of television/toy tie-ins on imaginative play / Patricia Marks Greenfield, et al. -- 5. Creativity of children in a television world / Dorothy G. Singer -- 6. Children and media in media education / James A. Anderson, Milton E. Ploghoft -- 7. The medium of television and the school curriculum : turning research into classroom practice / Gordon L. Berry -- PART TWO: TELEVISION AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CHILD'S WORLDVIEW. 8. The medium and the society : the role of television in American life / George Comstock -- 9. Cultural diversity on Saturday morning television / Bradley S. Greenberg, Jeffrey E. Brand -- 10. Rubik's tube : developing a child's television worldview / Edward L. Palmer, Taylor Smith, Kim S. Strawser -- 11. Conceptual models of an African-American belief system : a program of research / Richard L. Allen -- PART THREE: TELEVISION AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CHILD'S UNDERSTANDING OF DIVERSE POPULATIONS. 12. Television, the portrayal of African Americans and the development of children's attitudes / Sherryl Browne Graves -- 13. Developing television for American Indian and Alaska native children in the late 20th century / Haney Geiogamah (Kiowa), D. Michael Pavel (Skokomish) -- 14. They're so cute when they're young : the Asian-American child on television / Darrell Y. Hamamoto -- 15. The television worlds of Latino children / Federico A. Subervi-Velez, Susan Colsant -- 16. Television, the portrayal of women, and children's attitudes / Nancy Signorielli -- 17. Television, the portrayal of the elderly, and childen's attitudes / Peter M. Kovaric -- 18. Changing channels : the portrayal of people with disabilities on television / Elaine Makas -- PART FOUR: FUTURE PERSPECTIVES ON PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN. 19. Policy and the future of children's television / Dale Kunkel -- 20. Public television programming and the changing cultural landscape / Gordon L. Berry -- 21. The challenge to improve television for children : a new perspective / Horst Stipp -- 22. The Nickelodean experience / Geraldine Laybourne -- Epilogue : what children learn from television and how they learn it / Joy Keiko Asamen.
Summary: The main focus of this book is to identify the social and cultural impact of television on the psychosocial development of children growing up in a constantly changing multicultural society. The book analyzes major media organizations and projects policies, practices and research directions for the future.
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Introduction: Television as a Worldwide Cultural Tapestry -- PART I. TELEVISION AND THE DEVELOPING CHILD IN A MULTIMEDIA WORLD. 1. The developing child in a multimedia society / John P. Murray -- 2. Cognitive developmental influences on children's understanding of television / Catherine N. Doubleday, Kristin L. Droege -- 3. From television forms to genre schemata : children's perceptions of television reality / Marguerite Fitch, Aletha C. Huston, John C. Wright -- 4. The program-length commercial : a study of the effects of television/toy tie-ins on imaginative play / Patricia Marks Greenfield, et al. -- 5. Creativity of children in a television world / Dorothy G. Singer -- 6. Children and media in media education / James A. Anderson, Milton E. Ploghoft -- 7. The medium of television and the school curriculum : turning research into classroom practice / Gordon L. Berry -- PART TWO: TELEVISION AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CHILD'S WORLDVIEW. 8. The medium and the society : the role of television in American life / George Comstock -- 9. Cultural diversity on Saturday morning television / Bradley S. Greenberg, Jeffrey E. Brand -- 10. Rubik's tube : developing a child's television worldview / Edward L. Palmer, Taylor Smith, Kim S. Strawser -- 11. Conceptual models of an African-American belief system : a program of research / Richard L. Allen -- PART THREE: TELEVISION AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CHILD'S UNDERSTANDING OF DIVERSE POPULATIONS. 12. Television, the portrayal of African Americans and the development of children's attitudes / Sherryl Browne Graves -- 13. Developing television for American Indian and Alaska native children in the late 20th century / Haney Geiogamah (Kiowa), D. Michael Pavel (Skokomish) -- 14. They're so cute when they're young : the Asian-American child on television / Darrell Y. Hamamoto -- 15. The television worlds of Latino children / Federico A. Subervi-Velez, Susan Colsant -- 16. Television, the portrayal of women, and children's attitudes / Nancy Signorielli -- 17. Television, the portrayal of the elderly, and childen's attitudes / Peter M. Kovaric -- 18. Changing channels : the portrayal of people with disabilities on television / Elaine Makas -- PART FOUR: FUTURE PERSPECTIVES ON PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN. 19. Policy and the future of children's television / Dale Kunkel -- 20. Public television programming and the changing cultural landscape / Gordon L. Berry -- 21. The challenge to improve television for children : a new perspective / Horst Stipp -- 22. The Nickelodean experience / Geraldine Laybourne -- Epilogue : what children learn from television and how they learn it / Joy Keiko Asamen.

The main focus of this book is to identify the social and cultural impact of television on the psychosocial development of children growing up in a constantly changing multicultural society. The book analyzes major media organizations and projects policies, practices and research directions for the future.

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