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Adolescent Aggression and the Media

Roger J.R. Levesque

in Adolescents, Media, and the Law: What developmental science reveals and free speech requires

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195320442
eISBN:
9780199893782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320442.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter explores the nature of media violence and its particular influence on adolescents and their development. It shows the immense power the media potentially plays in adolescent development, ... More


Adolescents and Television Violence

W. James Potter

in The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the Media Since 1950

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195342956
eISBN:
9780199894284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342956.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

There appears to be little discernible change in television violence over time, and violent acts by children and adolescents are rarely shown on television. Perhaps as a result, adolescent portrayal ... More


The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Electronic Media

Muniba Saleem and Craig A. Anderson

in Using Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384642
eISBN:
9780199914609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384642.003.0033
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter discusses the importance of studying aggression and violence through a risk and protective factor approach; clarifies some common misunderstandings regarding media violence studies; ... More


Effects of Exposure to Violent Entertainment Media

Craig A. Anderson, Douglas A. Gentile, and Katherine E. Buckley

in Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195309836
eISBN:
9780199893393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309836.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter lays out a host of conceptual viewpoints involving definitions, methodologies, and guiding principles. Aggression is defined as: (a) a behavior that is intended to harm another ... More


Media And Violence

Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica Taylor Piotrowski

in Plugged In: How Media Attract and Affect Youth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218879
eISBN:
9780300228090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218879.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Media violence and its effects on aggression is one of the most heavily investigated topics in the field of communication. Every time a child or teenager committed an act of violence in recent years, ... More


The Law and Science of Video Game Violence: Who Lost More in Translation?

William K. Ford

in Translating the Social World for Law: Linguistic Tools for a New Legal Realism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199990559
eISBN:
9780190267407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990559.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter evaluates state legislative efforts to translate the social science evidence about the effects of video game violence on children, such as evidence of a causal link between playing ... More


Freedom of Speech and Consumer Autonomy

Boudewijn de Bruin

in The Business of Liberty: Freedom and Information in Ethics, Politics, and Law

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780198839675
eISBN:
9780191875502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839675.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter considers freedom of speech in relation to media violence. Freedom of speech is typically not protected by the harm principle, and therefore recourse is made to arguments deriving the ... More


Culture, Genocide, and a Public Anthropology

John R. Bowen

in Annihilating Difference: The Anthropology of Genocide

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230286
eISBN:
9780520927575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230286.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies the connection between genocide and modernity. It stresses that the anthropologists who explain human variation must be careful about the way they characterize difference, since ... More


Media and Relational Aggression

Nicole Martins, Sarah M. Coyne, and Jennifer Ruh Linder

in The Development of Relational Aggression

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190491826
eISBN:
9780190491840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491826.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The majority of the existing research on media aggression has focused on media violence and its effects on physical aggression. However, more recently, scholars have focused their attention on other ... More


The Business of Liberty: Freedom and Information in Ethics, Politics, and Law

Boudewijn de Bruin

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780198839675
eISBN:
9780191875502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839675.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Two key arguments for the value of freedom are that freedom contributes to desire satisfaction and to personal responsibility. But what if we do not know about our freedoms? Or if we do not ... More


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