Children and the World Wide Web: Tool or Trap?

by Samuel Joshua Friedman

UPA | October 25, 2000 | Hardcover

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The emergence of the Internet as a global form of communication has raised issues regarding advertising to children. Is the Internet a broadcaster or a publisher? How does the First Amendment relate to Mass Communication? How do Internet technology and games modify children''s development? Children and the World Wide Web examines both the legal issues, specifically the regulation of the Internet, and the behavioral issues that are central to a discussion of children and the Internet.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 128 pages, 9.28 × 6.1 × 0.56 in

Published: October 25, 2000

Publisher: UPA

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0761818243

ISBN - 13: 9780761818243

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Children and the World Wide Web: Tool or Trap?

by Samuel Joshua Friedman

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 128 pages, 9.28 × 6.1 × 0.56 in

Published: October 25, 2000

Publisher: UPA

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0761818243

ISBN - 13: 9780761818243

About the Book

Children and the World Wide Web examines both the legal issues, specifically the regulation of the Internet, and the behavioral issues that are central to a discussion of children and the Internet.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Acknowledgements; Introduction Chapter 2 The History of Regulation Chapter 3 The Internet: A Tool for Merchandising and Persuasion Chapter 4 Advertising: Children as Products of a Consumer Culture Chapter 5 The Internet: A Tool for Enfranchisement Chapter 6 The Web: Its Future Direction and Focus Chapter 7 The Web: Tool or Trap? Chapter 8 Appendices; Bibliography

From the Publisher

The emergence of the Internet as a global form of communication has raised issues regarding advertising to children. Is the Internet a broadcaster or a publisher? How does the First Amendment relate to Mass Communication? How do Internet technology and games modify children''s development? Children and the World Wide Web examines both the legal issues, specifically the regulation of the Internet, and the behavioral issues that are central to a discussion of children and the Internet.

About the Author

Samuel Joshua Friedman is a Psychologist for the Jersey City Board of Education and an Adjunct Professor at Touro College in New York.