Television Violence and Children Persuasive Essay by hicaliber

Television Violence and Children
This paper explores the effects of media violence on children.
# 94592 | 1,375 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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The paper discusses how violence has always been an integral part of the television cartoon format. The paper explores research on the effects of violence on children and shows how younger children tend to be more deeply affected by televised violence than older children. The paper maintains that the correlation between television violence and the development of aggressive patterns of behavior obligates parents to become involved in the monitoring of violent scenes for their young children.

The Increasing Amount of Violence in the Media
Research on the Effects of Violence of Children
The Role of Parents

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Cheng T, et al. ( 2004) Children's Violent Television Viewing: Are Parents Monitoring? Pediatrics, 114, 94.
  • Dickinsin A. (2000) Violent Cartoons. Time, 155, 90.
  • Josephson, W. ( 1995) Television Violence: A Review of the Effects on Children of Different Ages. Retrieved 15 June, 2006, from
  • Research on the Effects of Media Violence. Retrieved 15 June, 2006, from in the Mass Media: How to View the Media Critically. Retrieved June 12, 2006, from
  • TV Bloodbath: Violence on Prime Time Broadcast TV. (2006) Retrieved 14 June, 2006, from

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