Children and Television
A Global Perspective
By (author) Dafna Lemish
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Children and Television by Dafna Lemish
Book DescriptionThis book offers an integrative view on children and television from the accumulated global literature in this field of the last 50 years, drawing on a diverse spectrum of research. combining both the American and European traditions. Children and Television features an international approach, balancing the need to contextualize television in children's lives in their unique cultural spaces, as well as searching for universal understandings that hold true for children around the world. * Presents an inclusive view on children and television, examining the accumulated global literature in this field of the last 50 years * Combines both the European tradition, characterized by a more sociological and cultural studies perspective to the field, with the American tradition, influenced heavily by the developmental psychological studies * Draws together a methodological diversity from both the quantitative (experimental and survey) and qualitative (ethnographic and interview) research on children and television * Written with a distinctively international approach, and highlights the global perspective in each of the chapters.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405144193
(231mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Dafna Lemish
Children and Media, Hardback (February 2015)
Taking a global and interdisciplinary approach, Children and Media explores the role of modern media, including the internet, television, mobile media and video games, in the development of children, adolescents, and childhood.
Screening Gender on Children's Television, Hardback (February 2010)
Offers readers insights into the transformations taking place in the presentation of gender portrayals in television productions aimed at younger audiences.
Media and the Make-believe Worlds of Children, Hardback (June 2005)» View all books by Dafna Lemish
This work offers insights into children's descriptions of their invented or "make-believe" worlds, and the role that the children's experience with media plays in creating these worlds; based on the results of a cross-cultural study conducted in the United States, Germany, Israel, and South Korea.
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Author Biography - Dafna Lemish
Dafna Lemish is Editor of Journal of Children and Media and Professor of the Department of Communication at Tel Aviv University. Among others, she co-authored The Make-Believe Worlds of Children: When Harry Potter met Pokemon in Disneyland and co-edited Children and Media in Times of War and Conflict. She has been studying children and television for 25 years in the USA, Europe and Israel, and has worked on the early socialization of television viewing, the effects of television violence, cultivation of stereotypes, development of television literacy, construction of gender identities, and the role of television in children's lives during the Iraq war.
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