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Buckingham, David 1954-

Works: 100 works in 572 publications in 8 languages and 15,470 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other
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Most widely held works by David Buckingham
After the death of childhood : growing up in the age of electronic media by David Buckingham( Book )

37 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What will be the fate of childhood in the 21st century? Will children increasingly be living "media childhoods", dominated by the electronic screen? Based on extensive research, this book looks at established concerns about the effects of the media on children
Children talking television : the making of television literacy by David Buckingham( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the role of social class, gender and ethnic background in determining children's understanding and use of television. The book looks at the development of children's conceptions of television genres and narrative forms
In front of the children : screen entertainment and young audiences( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays by British and American writers, including Jack Zipes, Martin Barker and Maire Messenger Davies, explore such questions as: what is the appeal of "Ninja Turtles" or "My Little Pony"? What are the "Home Alone" movies really about? And does Disney liberate or enslave the imagination?
The material child : growing up in consumer culture by David Buckingham( Book )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Children today are growing up in an increasingly commercialized world. But should we see them as victims of manipulative marketing, or as competent participants in consumer culture? The Material Child provides a comprehensive critical overview of debates about children's changing engagement with the commercial market. It moves from broad overviews of the theory and history of children's consumption to insightful case studies of key areas such as obesity, sexualisation, children's broadcasting and education. In the process, it challenges much of the received wisdom about the effects of advertising and marketing, arguing for a more balanced account that locates children's consumption within a broader analysis of social relationships, for example within the family and the peer group. While refuting the popular view of children as incompetent and vulnerable consumers that is adopted by many campaigners, it also rejects the easy celebration of consumption as an expression of children's power and autonomy. Written by one of the leading international scholars in the field, The Material Child will be of interest to students, researchers and policy-makers, as well as parents, teachers and others who work directly with children."--Publisher's website
Digital generations : children, young people, and new media by David Buckingham( Book )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer games, the Internet, and other new communications media are often seen to pose threats and dangers to young people; but they also provide new opportunities for creativity and self-determination. As we start to look beyond the immediate hopes and fears that new technologies often provoke, there is a growing need for in-depth empirical research. "Digital Generations" presents a range of exciting and challenging new work on children, young people, and new digital media. The book is organized in terms of four key themes: Play and Gaming, The Internet, Identities and Communities Online, and Learning and Education. The book brings together researchers from a range of academic disciplines - including media and cultural studies, anthropology, sociology, psychology and education - and will be of interest to a wide readership of researchers, students, practitioners in digital media, and educators
Toys, games, and media by Jeffrey H Goldstein( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book offers a glance at where toys have come from and where they are likely to go in the years ahead. The focus is on the interplay between traditional toys and play, and toys and play that are mediated by, or combined with, digital technology. As well as covering the technical aspects of computer-mediated play activities, the authors consider how technologically enhanced toys are currently used in traditional play and how they are woven into children's lives. The authors contrast their findings about technologically enhanced toys with knowledge of traditional toys and play. They link their studies of toys to goals in education and to entertainment and information transfer." "This book will appeal to students, researchers, teachers, child-care workers, and more broadly, the entertainment "industry." This volume may be appropriate for courses that deal with the specialized subject of toys and games. However, many courses in Media Studies, Education and Teacher Training, and Child Development will also inevitable have a component to cover this topic."--Jacket
Moving images : understanding children's emotional responses to television by David Buckingham( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, one of Britain's leading television researchers investigates children's own perspectives on what they find frightening, moving or upsetting. Buckingham looks at how children learn to cope with their feelings on such material
Media education : literacy, learning, and contemporary culture by David Buckingham( Book )

35 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking account of recent changes both in the media and in young people's lives, this book provides an accessible and cogent set of principles on which the media curriculum should be based, and a clear rationale for pedagogic practice
Youth, identity, and digital media by David Buckingham( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As young people today grow up in a world saturated with digital media, how does it affect their sense of self and others? As they define and redefine their identities through engagements with technology, what are the implications for their experiences as learners, citizens, consumers, and family and community members? This volume addresses the consequences of digital media use for young people's individual and social identities." "The contributors explore how young people use digital media to share ideas and creativity and to participate in networks that are small and large, local and global, intimate and anonymous. They look at the emergence of new genres and forms, from SMS and instant messaging to home pages, blogs, and social networking sites. They discuss such topics as "girl power" online, the generational digital divide, young people and mobile communication, and the appeal of the "digital publics" of MySpace, considering whether these media offer young people genuinely new forms of engagement, interaction, and communication."--Jacket
Beyond technology : children's learning in the age of digital culture by David Buckingham( Book )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beyond Technology: Children's Learning in the Age of Digital Culture offers an analysis of learning, young people and digital media. Disputing both utopian fantasies about the transformation of education and exaggerated fears about the corruption of childhood innocence, it offers a level-headed analysis of the impact of these new media on learning, drawing on a wide range of critical research. Buckingham argues that there is now a growing divide between the media-rich world of children's lives outside school and their experiences of technology in the classroom. Bridging this divide, he suggests, will require more than superficial attempts to import technology into schools, or to combine education with digital entertainment. While debunking such fantasies of technological change, Buckingham also provides a constructive alternative, arguing that young people need to be equipped with a new form of digital literacy that is both critical and creative."--Jacket
The making of citizens : young people, news, and politics by David Buckingham( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the reasons why young people in western societies have become alienated from politics. The text examines how young people have developed potentially more subversive relationships with the media, and if this change heralds a new age of postmodern citizenship
Young people, sex and the media : the facts of life? by David Buckingham( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are children today growing up too soon? How do they and their parents feel about media portrayals of sex and personal relationships? Are the media a corrupting influence, or a potentially positive and useful resource for young people? Drawing on an extensive research project, which investigated childrens' interpretations of sexual content in films, TV and print media, this book considers how young people (aged 9-17) use such material to understand their experiences and build their identities and how they and their parents respond to public concerns about these issues. The book offers a clearly written and entertaining insight into children's and parents' perspectives on these difficult issues perspectives that are often ignored or trivialised in public debate
Global children, global media : migration, media and childhood by Liesbeth De Block( Book )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviewing research and debate in the overlapping fields of media, globalization, migration and childhood, this title presents empirical research in which children's voices are featured prominently and directly
Watching media learning : making sense of media education by David Buckingham( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Media education is expanding, both as a subject in its own right, and as a cross-curricular theme. Based on detailed classroom research, this book identifies the rewards and achievements, as well as the difficulties and contradictions, of teaching about the media in Great Britain. Four major themes emerge: the process of teaching and learning; the relationship between theoretical and practical work; teaching about race and gender; and the place of media education in other curriculum areas. The book is divided into four parts: School Knowledge, Commonsense Knowledge; Theory and Practice; Reading Representations; and Media Education and the Curriculum. It includes the following chapters: (1) "Media Education: From Pedagogy to Practice" (David Buckingham); (2) "Stepping into the Void: Beginning Classroom Research in Media Education" (David Buckingham, Pete Fraser, and Netia Mayman); (3) "How Do Teachers and Students Talk about Television?" (Pete Fraser); (4) "Redefining Creativity: Extended Project Work in gcse Media Studies" (Roy Stafford); (5) "Playtime: Learning about Media Institutions through Practical Work" (Jenny Grahame); (6) "Teaching and Learning about Representation: Culture and "The Cosby Show" in a North London Comprehensive" (Julian Sefton-Green); (7) "Intervening in Popular Pleasures: Media Studies and the Politics of Subjectivity" (Chris Richards); (8) "Implementing a Media Education Policy Across the Curriculum" (Jocelyn Robson, Jonathan Simmons, and Martin Sohn-Rethel); (9) "Teaching the Text: English and Media Studies" (Andy Freedman); and (10)"Making It Explicit: Towards a Theory of Media Learning" (David Buckingham). (Contains 135 references.) (Swc)
Reading audiences : young people and the media( Book )

10 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The civic web : young people, the Internet and civic participation by Shakuntala Banaji( Book )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There has been widespread concern in contemporary Western societies about declining engagement in civic life; people are less inclined to vote, to join political parties, to campaign for social causes, or to trust political processes. Young people in particular are frequently described as alienated or apathetic. Some have looked optimistically to new media -- and particularly the Internet -- as a means of revitalizing civic life and democracy. Governments, political parties, charities, NGOs, activists, religious and ethnic groups, and grassroots organizations have created a range of youth-oriented websites that encourage widely divergent forms of civic engagement and use varying degrees of interactivity. But are young people really apathetic and lacking in motivation? Does the Internet have the power to re-engage those disenchanted with politics and civic life? Based on a major research project funded by the European Commission, this book attempts to understand the role of the Internet in promoting young people's participation. Examples are drawn from Hungary, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, and the United Kingdom -- countries offering contrasting political systems and cultural contexts. The book also addresses broader questions about the meaning of civic engagement, the nature of new forms of participation, and their implications for the future of civic life
Childhood and consumer culture( Book )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In recent years children have become an increasingly important consumer market, and there is growing concern about the commercialisation of childhood. This book sheds light on these debates, offering new empirical data and challenging critical perspectives on childrens engagement with consumer culture from a wide range of international settings"--
Teaching popular culture : beyond radical pedagogy by David Buckingham( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text seeks to move beyond the limitations of "critical pedagogy" in modern education, drawing on perspectives such as poststructuralism, postmodernism, cultural studies and feminism - all subjects which seek to challenge radical orthodoxies - and seeks to offer positive alternatives
Video cultures : media technology and everyday creativity by David Buckingham( Book )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the past decade, there has been a huge increase in ordinary people's access to video production technology. These essays explore the theoretical significance of this trend and its impact on society, as well as examining a wide range of case studies, from camcorders and camera phones to YouTube and citizen journalism. Over the past decade, the video camcorder has become a commonplace household object. The rise of YouTube and other video sharing sites has made it significantly easier to distribute amateur video productions, and national broadcasters are increasingly interested in 'user-generated content' and the work of so-called 'citizen journalists'. For some, this growth in access to video production is part of a wider democratisation of media, and the emergence of a much more participatory media culture. However, others argue that such practices amount to little more than a trivial family pastime, that does little if anything to challenge the power of the established mass media. This book explores the diversity of 'video cultures' in contemporary Britain through a series of case studies ranging from citizen journalists to amateur pornographers, and from teenage pranksters to elderly members of video-making clubs. Through its discussion of specific video-making practices, the book raises broader issues about key themes in contemporary cultural studies, including creativity, social capital, identity and technology
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Children talking television : the making of television literacy
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Buckingham, D. 1954-

Buckingham, D. (David), 1954-

Buckingham, David D. 1954-

Buckingham, David Denis

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Children talking television : the making of television literacyIn front of the children : screen entertainment and young audiencesThe material child : growing up in consumer cultureDigital generations : children, young people, and new mediaToys, games, and mediaMoving images : understanding children's emotional responses to televisionMedia education : literacy, learning, and contemporary cultureYouth, identity, and digital media