Playing with Power in Movies, Television, and Video Games by Marsha Kinder
From Muppet Babies to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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How do children today learn to understand stories? Why do they respond so enthusiastically to home video games and to a myth like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? And how are such fads related to multinational media mergers and the "new world order"? In assessing these questions, Marsha Kinder provides a brilliant new perspective on modern media.
 

About Marsha Kinder

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Marsha Kinder is Professor of Critical Studies in the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television. She is the author of Blood Cinema (California 1993).
 
Published October 1, 1991 by University of California Press. 277 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Computers & Technology, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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