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The Plug-In Drug : Television, Computers, and Family Life
by Marie Winn


Overview - How does the passive act of watching television and other electronic media-regardless of their content-affect a developing child's relationship to the real world? Focusing on this crucial question, Marie Winn takes a compelling look at television's impact on children and the family.  Read more...

 
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Overview
How does the passive act of watching television and other electronic media-regardless of their content-affect a developing child's relationship to the real world? Focusing on this crucial question, Marie Winn takes a compelling look at television's impact on children and the family. Winn's classic study has been extensively updated to address the new media landscape, including new sections on: computers, video games, the VCR, the V-Chip and other control devices, TV programming for babies, television and physical health, and gaining control of your TV.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780142001080
  • ISBN-10: 0142001082
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: May 2002
  • Page Count: 352
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds


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