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Children And Television

RRP $238.99

This 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.


Television And The Aggressive Child

RRP $402.99

The research presented in this book, originally published in 1986, looks to pinpoint the psychological processes involved in the media violence-aggression relation. Expanding on earlier studies, the compilation of essays here delves deeply into aggression study and compares results about media influence across 5 countries. Cultural norms and programming differences are investigated as well as age and gender and other factors. What is offered overall is a psychological model in which TV violence is both a precursor and a consequence of aggression.


The Japanese Television Cartel

RRP $295.99

A timely and controversial study of the tactics and impact of Japanese competition on a major American industry



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