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Part I: Television and the Developing Child in a Multimedia World
Subject: Television, Radio & Audio
Children today are growing up in a society driven by various forms of media. Although children of every generation have always been faced with changes taking place around them, the media explosion today presents special challenges because television and its electronic relations seem to play a role, albeit one sometimes difficult to identify, in the socialization process.
The chapters in Part I are designed to provide the reader with a point of departure for understanding the developmental impact of television on the social, psychological, and educational dimensions of children growing up in a world where television, as well as other media, are the norm. Given the ubiquity and power ...