Published August 9, 2005
by Anchor .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||304|
In Consuming Kids, psychologist Susan Linn takes a comprehensive and unsparing look at the demographic advertisers call “the kid market,” taking readers on a compelling and disconcerting journey through modern childhood as envisioned by commercial interests. Children are now the focus of a marketing maelstrom, targets for everything from /5(17). As Susan Linn reports in Consuming Kids: The Hostile Takeover of Childhood, the messages are everywhere: on television and radio, in the movies, This, her first book, suffers from too much. Review: Consuming Kids: The Hostile Takeover of Childhood User Review - Erica - Bonner Springs Library - Goodreads. This is an absolutely fascinating book about marketing and advertising geared to kids. Everytime I see a commercial geared toward kids it really catches my eye. The ones that get me are the tie-ins Read full review4/5(1). A splendid book — a call to arms for parents today. Consuming Kids lays out the ingredients of a fight back, giving back control to parents, and their children. Our children as consumers are being consumed. We can and must take back our parental roles in this media battle.
Consuming Kids is a call to action for anyone who cares about the well-being of children. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. Consuming Kids: The Hostile Takeover of Childhood User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict "Every aspect of children's lives-their physical and mental health, their education, their creativity 4/5(1). “Consuming Kids outlines, with considerable passion, what we must do to protect our children from becoming prey in an out-of-control culture of commercialism. It should be read by every parent, policymaker, and professional who works with children.” “This book is a powerful warning and wake-up call about the obvious and subtle ways. Consuming Kids book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(5). Read free book excerpt from Consuming Kids by Susan Linn, page 1 of 7.
Children are born with an innate capacity to play, to create, to feel deeply, and to care about other people. Yet, in a digitized, commercialized world, we often prevent children from playing, stifle their creativity, deny the validity of their feelings, and encourage them to value things over relationships. Consuming Kids The video documentary “Consuming Kids” highlights the impact of media and advertising on the health and well-being of ising has critically changed comparing from the past to today, as it penetrates children more than ies have decided to deliver their advertisements to children due to their vulnerable minds. The leading digital library for kids offering unlimited access to 40, of the best children’s books of all time. Sign up for a free 30 day trial to instantly access high-quality online books for kids, ebooks, audio books, quizzes, videos, and more. CONSUMING KIDS: The Hostile Takeover of Childhood Susan E. Linn, Author. New Press $ (p) ISBN the entire book is really an appeal to common sense: that we as a.