Children and the Movies: Media Influence and the Payne Fund Controversy (Cambridge Studies in the History of Mass Communication)

  • Publish Date: 1996-01-26
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Garth S. Jowett;Ian C. Jarvie;Kathryn H. Fuller
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Children and the Movies analyzes the first and most comprehensive study of the influence of movies on American youth the Payne Fund Studies First published in 1933 these studies reproduced here in their entirety are intrinsically important for their insights and conclusions regarding the effects of movies on behavior They are moreover an important landmark of modern social science research demonstrating the rapid evolution of this discipline in American academic institutions over the first three decades of the century This work analyzes the study of the influence of movies on American youth the Payne Fund Studies First published in 1933 these studies offer insights and conclusions regarding the effects of movies on behaviour They are moreover also an important landmark of modern social science research demonstrating the rapid evolution of this discipline in American academic institutions over the first three decades of the century Based on newly discovered primary sources this volume also reproduces the long missing first Payne Fund study in its entirety



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