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Children, adolescents, and media violence : a critical look at the research /

by Kirsh, Steven J.
Edition statement:2nd ed. Published by : SAGE Publications, (Thousand Oaks, Calif. :) Physical details: xix, 387 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. ISBN:9781412996426 (pbk.); 9781412996433 (pbk.).
Subject(s): Aggressiveness in adolescence. | Aggressiveness in children. | Children and violence. | Mass media and children. | Mass media and teenagers. | Violence in mass media. | Youth and violence.
Year: 2012
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 324-362) and indexes.

pt. 1. Understanding aggression: Media violence : history and key issues -- Aggressive behavior across development -- Theories of aggression -- Violent media consumption across childhood and adolescence.-- pt. 2. Effects of specific forms of violent media on youth: Can youth benefit from violent media consumption? -- Sports violence and aggression -- Comic books, literature, and war toys -- Cartoon violence -- Violence in music and music videos -- Live-action television and movie violence -- The effects of violent video games and internet aggression on youth.-- pt. 3. Media violence and the concept of risk: Aggression: risk and protective factors -- Media violence effects: magnitude and mitigation -- Media violence and public policy .

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