Research Toolbox: Recently Published Books

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Check out these recently published titles of interest on the topics of children, media, and health: The Material Child: Growing up in Consumer Culture by David Buckingham This book provides a comprehensive critical overview of debates about children’s changing engagement with the commercial market. It moves from broad overviews of the theory and history of… Read more »

Research Wrap-Up: Recently Published Studies-Dec.13

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Check out recently published studies on children, media, and health which explore a range of topics: Ghaddar, S.F., Valerio, M.A., Garcia, C.M., & Hansen, L. (2012). Adolescent health literacy: The importance of credible sources for online health information. Journal of School Health, 82(1),  28-36. The authors found that exposure to a credible source of online health… Read more »

World AIDS Day 2011: Studies on Media and HIV/AIDS

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According to United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (Unaids) there are now 34 million people living with HIV, including 3.4 million children. To celebrate World AIDS Day 2011, we selected a list of studies which evaluate the impact of sexual, HIV and AIDS media messages on children and teens’ health: Lemal, M. & Van den Bulck, J. (2009). Exposure to… Read more »