Is media violence a problem? / David M. Haugen, book editor

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Subjects: Mass media and children
Mass media and teenagers
Violence in mass media
Children and violence
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Detroit : Greenhaven Press/Thomson Gale, c2007
Series: At issue. Mass media
At issue (San Diego, Calif.). Mass media
LC Classification: H, HQ
Additional Authors: Haugen, David M., 1969-
Notes: LCCN: 2006024682
ISBN: 073772398X (lib. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780737723984 (lib. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0737723998 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780737723991 (pbk. : alk. paper)
EAN: 978073772398490000
Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-109) and index
Contents: Media violence contributes to a more violent society / Craig A. Anderson and Brad J. Bushman -- Media violence is a health risk to adolescents / American Academy of Pediatrics -- The problem of media violence is exaggerated / Andrew O'Hehir -- Television violence is a serious problem for children / Parents Television Council -- Television is unfairly blamed for violence in society / Jonathan L. Freedman -- Film and television violence is likely to get more graphic / David Hiltbrand -- Violent video games teach children how to kill / Bill France -- Violent video games improve learning and cognition skills / Douglas A. Gentile and J. Ronald Gentile -- Violence in rap music is a serious problem / Al Sharpton -- Rap music is not to blame for violence / Free Lance-Star -- The entertainment industry is marketing violence to children / Daphne White -- The juvenile literature industry is marketing violence to children / Kathleen T. Isaacs
Physical Description: 114 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 70830978
ISBN/ISSN: 073772398X

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