Children and the Movies
Media Influence and the Payne Fund Controversy
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Children and the Movies by Garth S. Jowett
Book DescriptionAn analysis of the first and most comprehensive study of the influence of movies on American youth, the Payne Fund Studies. First published in 1933, these studies are intrinsically important for their insights and conclusions regarding the effects of movies on behaviour. They are, moreover, also an important landmark of modern social science research, demonstrating the rapid evolution of this discipline in American academic institutions over the first three decades of the century. Based on more recently discovered primary sources, whose contents are published here for the first time, this volume also reproduces the long-missing first Payne Fund study in its entirety.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521041454
(229mm x 152mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 6-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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An analysis of the first and most comprehensive study of the influence of movies on American youth, the Payne Fund Studies.
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