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Children and the Entertainment Industry

(Book - 2010)
Children and the Entertainment Industry
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Title: Children and the entertainment industry
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2010
Characteristics: 180 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Karen Miller, book editor
Contents: What messages does the entertainment industry send to children? Super-sized kids : obesity, children, moral panic, and the media / Rebecca Herr Stephenson and Sarah Banet-Weiser ; Beyond-brand effect of television food advertisements on food choice in children : the effects of weight status / Jason C. G. Halford et al. ; Children's books can present a diversity of roles for male and female characters / Nathalie op de Beeck ; Most children's books present male and female characters in traditional gender roles / Ya-Lun Tsao ; Images in the media negatively impact adolescent girls / Fiona Bawdon
How does the entertainment industry engage children? Entertainment for babies and toddlers is a growing industry / Janine DeFao ; Entertainment for teens is a growing industry / PR Newswire ; Children's entertainment can be educational / Jesse Walker ; Children's programming in an educational setting is controversial / Caroline E. Mayer
Are children in the entertainment industry exploited? Talent agents have child performers' best interests at heart / David Mermelstein ; Talent agents sometimes deceive hopeful child performers / Zoe Brennan ; Production studios foster the careers of child stars / Rebecca Ascher-Walsh ; Child stars are held to unreasonable standards / Caitriona Palmer
What role do parents play in their children's careers in entertainment? Parents should be involved in their children's performance careers / Ryan Thomas ; Parents often make serious sacrifices to further their children's careers / Paul Grondahl ; Celebrity parents can nurture their children's fame / Chris Ayres ; Celebrity parents can exploit their children's fame / Judith Newman
Additional Contributors: Miller, Karen 1973-
ISBN: 0737747641
Branch Call Number: 302.2345083 C5366 2010
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Performing arts Child actors Television and children
Topical Term: Performing arts
Child actors
Television and children
LCCN: 2009050445
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