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The Resource Killing monsters : why children need fantasy, super heroes, and make-believe violence, Gerard Jones ; foreword by Lynn Ponton

Killing monsters : why children need fantasy, super heroes, and make-believe violence, Gerard Jones ; foreword by Lynn Ponton

Label
Killing monsters : why children need fantasy, super heroes, and make-believe violence
Title
Killing monsters
Title remainder
why children need fantasy, super heroes, and make-believe violence
Statement of responsibility
Gerard Jones ; foreword by Lynn Ponton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An apologist for comic book and video game violence argues that both are essential for young people as they seek to develop a powerful sense of self in the modern era
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Gerard
Dewey number
302.23083
Index
index present
LC call number
P94.5.C55
LC item number
J66 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mass media and children
  • Fantasy in mass media
  • Monsters in mass media
  • Heroes in mass media
  • Violence in mass media
  • Médias et enfants
  • Fantastique dans les médias
  • Monstres dans les médias
  • Héros dans les médias
  • Violence dans les médias
  • Fantasy in mass media
  • Heroes in mass media
  • Mass media and children
  • Monsters in mass media
  • Violence in mass media
  • Massamedia
  • Psychologische aspecten
  • Kinderen
  • Fantasie
  • Monsters
  • Superhelden
  • Geweld
  • Medios de comunicación masiva y niños
  • Fantasía en los medios de comunicación masiva
  • Monstruos en los medios de comunicación masiva
  • Héroes en los medios de comunicación masiva
  • Violencia en los medios de comunicación masiva
Label
Killing monsters : why children need fantasy, super heroes, and make-believe violence, Gerard Jones ; foreword by Lynn Ponton
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Girl power
  • 6.
  • Calming the storm
  • 7.
  • Fantasy and reality--
  • 8.
  • The courage to change
  • 9.
  • Vampire slayers
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Shooters
  • 11.
  • Model, mirror, and mentor
  • 12.
  • Not so alone
  • 13.
  • Growing up
  • Being strong
  • 2.
  • Seeing what we're prepared to see
  • 3.
  • The magic wand
  • 4.
  • The good fight
Control code
ocm48501128
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 261 pages
Isbn
9780465036950
Lccn
2001052667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o48501128
  • (OCoLC)48501128
Label
Killing monsters : why children need fantasy, super heroes, and make-believe violence, Gerard Jones ; foreword by Lynn Ponton
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Girl power
  • 6.
  • Calming the storm
  • 7.
  • Fantasy and reality--
  • 8.
  • The courage to change
  • 9.
  • Vampire slayers
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Shooters
  • 11.
  • Model, mirror, and mentor
  • 12.
  • Not so alone
  • 13.
  • Growing up
  • Being strong
  • 2.
  • Seeing what we're prepared to see
  • 3.
  • The magic wand
  • 4.
  • The good fight
Control code
ocm48501128
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 261 pages
Isbn
9780465036950
Lccn
2001052667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o48501128
  • (OCoLC)48501128

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