Viewing Violence by Madeline Levine

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Presents all the existing data about the detrimental effects of media violence on children in an accessible way and analyzes how parents, government, schools, and the media themselves can best react to the problem. Tour.
 

About Madeline Levine

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Madeline Levine, PhD, is a clinician, consultant, and educator; the author of the New York Times bestseller The Price of Privilege; and a cofounder of Challenge Success, a project of the Stanford School of Education that addresses education reform, student well-being, and parent education. She lives outside San Francisco with her husband and is the proud mother of three newly minted adult sons.
 
Published September 1, 1996 by Doubleday. 272 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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A psychologist and school consultant, as well as a concerned mother of three, Levine brings both professional expertise and personal commitment to the task at hand: demonstrating what social scientists know about how media violence affects the young, helping parents make decisions about their chi...

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Levine--psychotherapist, consultant to preschools and elementary schools in the San Francisco Bay area and mother of three boys--has performed a valuable service for parents here by lucidly synthesizing four decades of research on the harmful effects of media violence on children.

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