publication . Article . 2017

Television and Content Censorship: The Impact of Violent Content on the Developmental Stages in the Personality of the Nigerian Child

Oyama, Okim-Alobi; Ogbu, Silk;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2017 Journal: Advanced Journal of Social Science (issn: 2581-3358, eissn: 2581-3358, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: AIJR Publisher
Abstract
Erik Erikson’s theorization of the psychosocial developmental stages of humans, reveal the fragility of children with special attention to their biological and psychosocial characterization. The adolescent age is the period where the child is adventurous, curious and eager to explore, as he becomes fascinated with the media and begins to try out behaviours and lifestyles of his opinion leaders. The Nigerian child is more or less enthralled about foreign movies, shows and musical videos characterized by violence, thuggery, gangsterism, drug abuse, obscenity, and even promiscuity which are sometimes too much information for him to handle given his developing, imma...
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Abstract
Erik Erikson’s theorization of the psychosocial developmental stages of humans, reveal the fragility of children with special attention to their biological and psychosocial characterization. The adolescent age is the period where the child is adventurous, curious and eager to explore, as he becomes fascinated with the media and begins to try out behaviours and lifestyles of his opinion leaders. The Nigerian child is more or less enthralled about foreign movies, shows and musical videos characterized by violence, thuggery, gangsterism, drug abuse, obscenity, and even promiscuity which are sometimes too much information for him to handle given his developing, imma...
Related Organizations
58 references, page 1 of 4

Adegbokun, D. (1983). Nigerian Television Authority. Television Journal, 3-5.

Adekoya, J. A., & Ogunola, A. A. (2014). Childhood aggression in Ogun state, Nigeria: Fallout from violent movies showing. Social Sciences, 162-169.

Akpabio, E. (2003). Themes and conflict of Nigerian home video movies . Unilag Personality and Social Psychology, 589-595.

Apologetics Press. (2001). The origin of the soul. Montgomery: Apologetics Press Incorporated.

Augustus, D. (2015). The effects of globalisation on Nigerian youths and the economy. International Journal of Environment and Polution Research, 9-16.

Bandura, A. (1971). Social learning theory. New York: General learning press.

Bandura, A. (1977). Social learning theory. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall.

Bandura, A., Ross, D., & Ross, S. A. (1961). Transmission of aggression through the imitation of aggressive models. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 575-582. [OpenAIRE]

Benson, R. (2008). Journalism: Normative theories. New York: New York University.

Brown, N. J., & Bassey-Duke, V. (2014). Hollywood imperialism on Calaba-South teenagers- The score sheet. British Journal of Psychology Research, 11-25.

Chibuokwu, E. F. (2013). Influence of televised violence on social emotional and academic adjustment of students in federal tertiary institutions in Anambra state. Enugu: University of Nigeria.

Christakis, D. A., & Zimmerman, F. J. (2007). Violent television viewing during preschool is associated with antisocial behaviour during school age. Paediatrics, 993-999.

Cohen, M. (2008). Aristotle on the soul. Washington: University of Washington.

Cunningham, S. (2001). From cultural to creative industries, theory, industry and policy implications'. Culturelink Special Issue, 19-32.

Dawson, A. (2009). Hollywood for Historians. Coventry: The Higher Education Academy.

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