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Karen Orr Vered demonstrates how children's media play contributes to their acquisition of media literacy. Theorizing after-school care as intermediary space, a large-scale ethnographic study informs this theory-rich and practical discussion of children's media use beyond home and classroom.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230537293
ISBN-10: 0230537294
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 12mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Karen Orr Vered

KAREN ORR VERED is Senior Lecturer in Screen Studies at Flinders University, South Australia. Her work on children and media, television and digital media has appeared in Velvet Lighttrap, Continuum, Convergence and Simile. She has acted as research consultant for Nielsen/NetRatings and serves on the Media Studies Subject Advisory Committee for Secondary Schools in South Australia.