Television Violence and Its Impact on Children
An exploration of the impact that television violence has on the development of children and how children react to the violence.
# 23260 | 3,034 words | 19 sources | MLA | 2002 |
Published on Apr 01, 2003 in Communication (Television) , Psychology (Child and Adolescent) , Criminology (General)
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This paper explores the topic of television violence and the impact it has on children. In recent years there have been increasing allegations that television violence is having a negative impact on child development. The writer begins with an overview of the problem, looking at specific examples of television in America. Next, the paper defines some key terms for understanding the topic as well as providing a background about why this topic is important to society. The writer concludes by arguing that children are not developmentally advanced enough to separate fantasy from reality and that the increased violence they are seeing on television is creating more violent and aggressive children.
From the Paper:"In recent years there have been increasing allegations that television violence has a negative impact on child development . There have been school shootings, children acting out both at home and in classrooms and other developmental traits that have been laid and the feet of television violence".
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