University of Wales Aberystwyth

Directory : TV & Radio :: Children and Television


Bandura, Albert, Dorothea Ross & Sheila A Ross (1960) 'Transmission of Aggression through Imitation of Aggressive Models' [link added 27/02/2001]

Beasley, Elena (1997) 'Children, Television and Gender Roles' [link added 13/01/2002]

Buckingham, David (1996) 'The EastEnders Audience' [link added 13/01/2002]

Buckingham, David (1997) 'Children, Media and Violence' (Media Focus) [link added 13/01/2000]

Cattin, Philippe & Subhash C Jain (1979) 'Content Analysis of Children's Commercials' (A Review) [link added 13/01/2000]

Chandler, Daniel (1997) 'Interpreting Children's Talk About Television' [link added 24/11/1997]

Chandler, Daniel (1995) 'Children's Understanding of What's 'Real' on TV: A Review of the Literature' [link added 13/01/2000]

Craig, R Stephen (1992) 'The Effect of Television Day Part on Gender Portrayals in Television Commercials: A Content Analysis' (A Review) [link added 14/10/1997]

Doolittle, John & Robert Pepper (1975) 'Children's TV Ad Content - 1974' (A Review) [link added 14/10/1997]

Eaton, B Carol & Joseph R Dominick (1991) 'Product Related Programming and Children's TV - A Content Analysis' (A Review) [link added 14/10/1997]

Ehmann, Natasha (2003) 'What are the Main Research Issues and Difficulties in Investigating Children's Understanding of Television?' [link added 19/06/2003]

Evans, Stephen (2000) 'Can Children Deconstruct Television News?' [link added 30/05/2000]

Gauntlett, David (1998) 'What's Wrong with the "Effects Model"?' [link added 13/10/1997]

Griffiths, Merris & Daniel Chandler (1998) 'Gendered Editing and Camerawork Techniques in Advertisements for Children’s Toys on British Television' [link added 02/09/1998]

Hamley, Katherine (1999) 'What are the Main Research Issues and Difficulties in Investigating Children’s Understanding of Television?' [link added 03/05/2000]

Harte, Lyn (1996) 'Television, Gender Stereotypes and Young Viewers: A Case Study of an Eight-Year-Old Boy' (Undergraduate Dissertation) [link added 27/04/1998]

Heintz-Knowles, Katharine & James P Steyer (2003) 'Television's Images of Children' [link added 13/01/2000]

Huston, Aletha C & John C Wright (nd) 'Television and Socialization of Young Children' [link added 13/01/2002]

Ingham, Helen (1997) 'Children, Television and Gender Roles' [link added 13/01/2002]

Jessen, Carsten (nd) 'Children's Use of TV' (Unge Paedagoger) [link added 17/05/1999]

Kolbe, Richard H & Darrell Meuhling (1995) 'Gender Roles and Children's Television Advertising' (A Review) [link added 14/10/1997]

Kunkel, Dale & James P Steyer (nd) 'The News Media's Picture of Children' [link added 13/01/2002]

Lander, Melissa (1997) 'Children's Television Viewing Habits' [link added 01/05/2003]

Murray, John P (nd) 'Children and Television Violence' [link added 13/01/2002]

Watkins, Dafydd (2003) 'A Critical Assessment of the Bobo Doll Studies of Bandura et al.' [link added 01/05/2003]

Welch, Renate L et al. (1979) 'Subtle Sex-Role Cues in Children's Commercials' (A Review) [link added 13/01/2002]

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Illustrate 'typical' patterns in the development of children's understanding of television production and editing conventions. How far can such patterns be accounted for in terms of stages of cognitive development? (Assignment Reading List)

What are the main research issues and difficulties in investigating children's understanding of television? (Assignment Reading List)

Examine some of the ways in which children are portrayed on television, and explore some of the ways in which viewers react to such images. (Assignment Reading List)

Yahoo Search: Children's Television Programmes

Watching Television Viewers (UWA Undergrad Module)

Offer a critical review of the available evidence concerning what influence television may have on the development of children's understanding of gender roles and of their own gender identities. (Assignment Reading List)

Recommended Reading

Bazalgette, Cary & David Buckingham (Eds.) (1995) : In Front of the Children : Screen Entertainment and Young Audiences. London: BFI

Berry, Gordon LaVern & Joy Keiko Asamen (Eds.) (1993) : Children and Television. Newbury Park, CA: Sage

Buckingham, David (1993) : Children Talking Television. London: Falmer Press

Buckingham, David (1996) : Moving Images. Manchester: Manchester University Press

Davies, Maire Messenger (1997) : Fake, Fact, and Fantasy: Children's Interpretations of Television Reality. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum

Evra, Judith van (1997) : Television and Child Development. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum

Gunter, Barrie & Jill McAleer (1997) : Children and Television. London: Routledge

Hodge, Robert & David Tripp (1986) : and Television: A Semiotic Approach. Cambridge: Polity Press