This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Critical Review Of The Influences Of Consumerism On Children 7 11 Or Young People 11 16

1704 words - 7 pages

UP608862BH (Honours) Childhood and Youth studies C1989FEducation Society and the curriculum"Critical review of the influences of consumerism on children 7-11 or young people 11-16Dr Sue ParfectEssay1320 Words28.11.13When is it fair to advertise to children? This debate has gone back and forth between government, theorist and many organisations. This debate has focused mainly on deciding on which age children and young people develop an acceptable level of persuasion and are able to use this understanding to evaluate the advertising product or service, as increasingly new findings from neuron-science (Plassmann, Ambler, Braeutigam & Kenning 2007) and psychology have shown that the way different organisation advertise to children and young people manipulate their behaviour through changing their outlook towards these products (Moss and Baldwin 2005).The intentions of this essay are to outline what consumerism is and to critically review the influences of consumerism on children aged 11-16.Many studies have been carried out to see what the results of advertising has on children are, these studies have focused on the following three areas: cognitive, affective and behavioural. These studies which have been done have implemented the original Piaget's (1960) known as the theory of cognitive development to direct their research. In Piaget's theory (1960) there are four main age stages, where children would progress through each stage so that they would be able to achieve the ability to understand the selling intentions of advertisement. Piaget named these four stages as sensorimotor stage which is aged between 0 to 2 years, pre operational stage aged between 2 to 7 years, concrete operational stage aged between 7 to 12 years and formal operational stage aged 12 years and plus (1960). A study that has been done has shown that children in the concrete operational stage are increasingly more able to differentiate commercials from television programs and are able to show an enhance understanding of the convincing intent of commercials. Studies have been carried out on the affective effects focuses on the likelihood of children likening and trusting in commercials. The results of these studies have shown that children's reaction to commercials progressively becomes less favourable as they enter the concrete operational stage. Lastly studies that have been done on behavioural affect focuses on the extent to which children are convinced by advertisements. The results of this study have shown that advertisements through the television is a major source of children's product requests, additionally children who tend to watch more television are more expected to ask for the products that are advertised (Barber 2008).Contrasting from Piaget (1960) theory Deborah (1999) suggested a three phases consumer socialisation process for children. These phases are named as perceptual stage aged between 3 to 7 years, analytical stage aged 7 to 11 years and reflective...

Find Another Essay On Critical review of the influences of consumerism on children 7-11 or young people 11-16

Literature Review Of Young People And Drugs

1214 words - 5 pages implemented on attitudes, emotions, and language of youths as well as in questions used. The participants practised this methodology in leading the discussion topics, although overviewed by a youth worker. The quantitative questionnaires were used as a follow up. Youths aged eight to eleven (329), and twelve to eighteen (1152) assured with confidentiality completed the questionnaires. The qualitative discussions revealed overwhelmingly that children as

EFFECTS OF CHILDREN WHO EXPERIENCED TRAUMATIC GRIEF AT AGES 6-10 VERSUS AGES 11-15 ON DEGREE OF DEPRESSION

1555 words - 7 pages confronting the trauma event. These stories and strategies symbolize the themes of loss, disrupted attachment, and abandonment in order to foment productive therapeutic dialogue that contributes to healing. The article discussed children at various age levels and the differences in how they prefer to work throughout the therapeutic process. He found kids, age 7 and under, frequently rely on symbolic play and artistic creations to express their grief

This is an essay about how the media and different people have profited from the tragedy of September 11, 2001

1602 words - 6 pages of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington. "America: A Tribute to Heroes" aired from 9 to 11 p.m. on ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, and the Telemundo. The television industry is also encouraged its cable cousins to air the event, at no charge. The two-hour event will be commercial-free. No format was announced. There was also a streaming video for the Internet, and radio stations will be encouraged to simulcast the feed as well (People Magazine

CRITICAL REVIEW of the article: Repeated-viewing and co-viewing of an animated video: an examination of factors that impact on young children's comprehension of video content

1293 words - 5 pages , they were asked to say they were too busy to talk to them at that time. Parents of children in the co-view condition were instructed to interact with their children about the movie, to discuss the characters, the storyline and the themes, and to respond fully to any comments or questions from their children.The video chosen was animated, as this is the movie type that most children of this age watch, and was a video that was not yet released on

Life post-9/11: Children Without Parents

1117 words - 4 pages family kept the memories of her father alive is they kept his voice greeting on his phone. So, that whenever they are feeling down all they have to do is call his number. It is overwhelming to think of the shock and pain these young children experienced. Children learned how to face the future without their mom or dad and how to keep the memories of their loved-one alive through family members and through camps for children who lost loved-ones

T3: safeguarding the health, safety and well-being of children and young people

1076 words - 5 pages therefore can learn how to safeguard themselves, “One must satisfy lower level basic needs before progressing on to meet higher level growth needs”, Mcleod, (2013). The strength of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is that it has influenced practice in childcare settings as it aids in the understanding of the child more clearly and children and young people can be helped in ensuring that their basic needs are met in order or them to learn and make the

The topic of 9/11 is very controversial. Some people believe that 9/11 was a terrorist attack while others say it was a government setup. In this essay I show example both ways.

935 words - 4 pages believable. To start, the way the building fell shows Controlled Demolition was applied (Nutty 9-11 Physics). A controlled Demolition starts with charges place on the lower floors of the building, up to the 10th floor. The charges on the floor are set off about 3 seconds after each other (What Are Controlled Demolitions?).Although many people believe different things The truth is that the government plotted the attacks on the twin towers. The reason they

Critical Analysis "The School Of Athens" High Renaissance: Italian (Florentine) "The School Of Athens". 1509-11. Wall Fresco. Signature Room, The Vatican, Rome: Raphael

549 words - 3 pages In this painting, you see around 60 Greek philosophers arranged in a very large hall. The philosophers are talking to each other, discussing theories or mathematical queries. It symbolizes philosophic thinking and the search for truth. On the wall you can see paintings and statues. He has used contour lines with domes and actual line with figures. Personalities are arranged like actors in a tired architectural setting, Raphael has represented

Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11" - Film Review

682 words - 3 pages connections between the Bush family and the Saudi Arabian elite (including the bin Laden family), and while he creates a strong impression of unseemly coziness, his larger point is not altogether clear.After you leave the theater, some questions are likely to linger about Mr. Moore's views on the war in Afghanistan, about whether he thinks the homeland security program has been too intrusive or not intrusive enough, and about how he thinks the government should have responded to the murderous jihadists who attacked the United States on Sept. 11

A Critical Review of Peter H. Russell's Essay "Can the Canadians be a Sovereign People?"

1075 words - 4 pages This review will summarize and assess Russell's "Can the Canadians be a Sovereign People?" Above all, his article is an account of the politics of making and changing Canada's constitution from Confederation to 1991, when the article was published. Russell's thesis statement, though not clearly stated, seems to be that as of yet the Canadian people are not a sovereign people but it is a possibility for the future.Russell starts his argument with

Comparing and Contrasting Chapters 5 and 11-16 in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

1660 words - 7 pages father would do. He is neglecting his own ‘son’. He was too obsessed with science and didn’t think of the consequences. During Chapters 11–16 the monster is the narrator and in this chapter he describes himself as ‘a poor and helpless wretch; knew and could distinguish nothing; but feeling pain invade on all sides, I sat down and wept.’ When the creation says this, the audience or reader feels sorry for him and we sympathise for him. The audience

Similar Essays

Year 11 Legal Studies Oral On The Case Of Mr. Wayne Kelvin V. The People

1293 words - 5 pages mine site was unfenced and was in an area of sand dunes that were covered by thick vegetation.On October 2 2001, the victim and three friends aged 11, 14, and 15 went to the mine site to play in the sand.These four children had been previously warned not to return back to the mine site after an earlier occasion in which some property was vandalized, about 2 weeks prior to this incident, and knew that they should not be on the property.My client

Causes Of Psychological Trauma And Its Effects On Young Arab Americans Post 9/11

1075 words - 4 pages people dislike them. The hollywood movies after 9/11 have successfully shown the negative portrayal of Arab-Americans by extensively using Arabs as the terrorists. Many young Arab-Americans have to see their favorite actors killing the people of their own racial background. Moreover, Arab Americans interested to pursue an acting career are often likely to only be offered the role of terrorists. These sort of media influences further helps

A Critical Study Of Media Reaction To September 11

1319 words - 5 pages September 11, 2001: A DAY OF INFAMY.   So it was vehemently proclaimed in Time Magazine¹s special issue dedicated to one of the most tragic events in American History and arguably one of the most brutal acts of terrorism to date.  America, in the spasms of a few hours, has become a changed country.  Perhaps in an attempt to understand this change and come to grips with the ensuing crisis, more and more people are turning to the media for answers

Racial Profiling Of Arabic People After September 11

1272 words - 5 pages were all frowning and crying at the sadness that took over our nation. The Unites States defines racism as a discrimination of another race made by another race or the same race; also known as hatred. The Arabian community had a huge controversy in Israeli. “The Israeli citizens are forcing the Arab people to migrate and disguard their citizenships. Israeli “public opinion” on Arabic people is that they’re “enemies” and “traitors”. (Crider 1