Past and current research have tackled the question of, whether or not viewing violence in the media makes a child become more violent. The most important question to ask becomes not whether media violence causes violence, but whether a child’s exposure to violence is related to a child committing violence or an increase in the severity of violence. Media violence presents the risk of aggressive behavior, desensitization, and an increase of fear in children and adolescence. One important aspect involved with viewing violence... ... middle of paper ... ...lence and their children. Parents need to keep children away from excessive media violence and teach them alternatives to violence.
50). Overall, media violence effects on children has many negative consequences such as attention problems, aggression, impulsiveness and the fear of the world. Media violence is considered as social problem. Parents should be more aware of dangerous effects on their children from media violence. Children are more likely to act out at the school with other children in violent act because of what they learned from media.
This subject is debated because of the profound effect that violence can in the future of society. The introduction of television violence has led many to theorize that chronic exposure to the act will desensitize some teenagers and cause them to develop the characteristics of a more aggressive. Although the causes of violence are multifactor and include variables for individual biological vulnerability, psychiatric disorders, substance abuse and social conditions such as poverty, poor education, family psychopathology, and child abuse, research information quite interesting in showing that among the most important variable is the exposure adolescents to television violence are at much greater risk. Current research has confirmed the link between violence presented through a variety of media and aggressive behaviour. If young children also have ready access to firearms, then the likelihood of violent behaviour, for themselves and others, increased.
Parents should allow their children to experience some type of juvenile violence because it shows them how to learn to control their natural aggression through fantasies and to not act them out in real life and harm others or themselves. Based off of Jones numerous arguments it is hard to believe that violent media actually does effect children in a negative way. Works Cited • Jones, Gerard. “Violent Media Is Good For Kids,” Current Issues and Enduring Questions. Ed.
Especially in teenage group this type of violence affect them and mostly time it leads to aggressive behavior. And some of the time media violence is main reason which involve teenager in criminal activities like domestic violence, harassment and street crime. (Strasburger;2004) states that media influence the people a lot, sometime in positive way and sometime in negative way. He further add that from past few years media is influence a people very much. People do the mostly things which they see on media.
Exposure to media violence will make youth to have violence and aggressive behaviour. It also can make children to have difficult time to differentiate between reality and fantasy and also their feeling and mental health also will be affected. In order to reduce the effect of media violence to youth, parents and family need to limit their time in spending time with television and game. So, I strongly urge you to carefully consider my argument for yourself and for the world.
For then when they pop up in life we will not be able to control our action and that can lead to violence. It is important that kids nowadays view violence for what it is, for it will always be around and one day every person will become a victim of it. The glorification of violence is also not something that is modern, the oldest told stories have excess violence in them. Even back then I believe people have been able to tell the difference between fantasy and real world. So what could be the cause of the increase in violence.
Is Media Violence To Blame? Today, there is more violence on TV, in video games and in music than ever before. Many times, media violence is linked with kids and teenagers committing violent acts. This is an attempt by parents and critics to eliminate violence in the media. Although, many think media violence is a cause of violence among children, they should be looking at what else causes violence.
With the increase in violent video games, movies, and television, many believe that children are at risk of becoming violent and aggressive which could stunt their development. However, there have been some recent studies that search for the benefits of this exposure. If delivered in the right way, can schools use violent media in a positive way to teach students? Gerard Jones makes this argument in “Violent Media is
The Increase in Violence In the year 2000 there are many problems with society. One of the biggest and most controllable is the issue of violence. Although we are subjected to violence everyday by simply turning on the news, other forms of violence for entertainment can be censored. This is the type of violence that is corrupting the minds of today's youth and destroying the change for a peaceful future. In today's society violence is saturating the minds of children and people must learn to become involved in the problem before it is integrated into cultures around the world.