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Title Media and the make-believe worlds of children : when Harry Potter meets Pokémon in Disneyland / Maya Götz [and others].
Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005.

Series LEA's communication series.
LEA's communication series.
Subject Mass media and children -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Fantasy in children -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Self-perception in children -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Role models -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Imagination in children -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Creative ability in children -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Alt Name Götz, Maya.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 229 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Note A study of 193 children in Germany, Israel, South Korea, and the USA.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Note Print version record.
Contents Preface; About the Authors; I: STUDYING MAKE-BELIEVE WORLDS; II: RESEARCH FINDINGS: THE WORLDS, THE CHILDREN, AND THE MEDIA; III: CENTRAL THEMES: GENDER AND CULTURE; IV: CONCLUSION; References; Child Index; Media Texts Index; Author Index; Subject Index.
Summary This work offers insights into children's descriptions of their invented or "make-believe" worlds, and the role that the children's experience with media plays in creating these worlds; based on the results of a cross-cultural study conducted in the United States, Germany, Israel, and South Korea.
ISBN 1410613550 (electronic bk.)
9781410613554 (electronic bk.)
1306574145 (ebk)
9781306574143 (ebk)
0805851917 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0805851925 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0805851917
9780805851915
0805851925
9780805851922
OCLC # 70714299
Additional Format Print version: Media and the make-believe worlds of children. Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005 0805851917 0805851925 (DLC) 2004065605 (OCoLC)57316843.


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