Children and television
Reflect on how children represent infant television is the purpose of article Carolina Duek as part of the book "childhoods: Several worlds - Latin American childhoods. A state of affairs".
"Pastel", "fridge", is heard saying to children. However, in our country these phrases and words are not part of everyday vocabulary, but the pronounced character of the favorite programs of the guys who do it with a neutral and unrepresentative of the territory where spectators living language.
Carolina Duek, Doctor of Social Sciences from the National University of Buenos Aires (UBA) and post-doctoral fellow of CONICET-National Council of Scientific and Technical Research-, in his article "global childhoods, local childhoods. Television and the representation of the kids, "holds that the universe of children can not think without access to television, and therefore proposes to reflect on how children represent deals that make children's channels, 24 hours a day and for different ages.
The article was published in the book "Childhoods: Several worlds. Childhoods in Latin America. A state of affairs", a publication of joint activities between the Arcor Foundation and Walter Benjamin.
Duek, proposes to pay attention to the content being offered in the programs they watch our children Nicklodeon, and Disney Juniors, etc. For that delves into two of the children's channels deals, Paka Paka and Disney Juniors among their observations, notes that Disney Juniors and other foreign channels like Discovery Kids offer a program whose content is the same for all countries of the region while not explicit in the local culture references. Whereas in the children's channel of the Ministry of Education's, for Duek no criterion of representation that includes several towns and provinces. "No educational programs without moral, without demand interaction of children and aiming to complete the education that children receive in school every day," says the researcher referring to Disney Juniors programs. Meanwhile, in Paka Paka schooling appears in several programs and "shows the different areas and ways in which children live their daily lives, and how they choose to tell it is interesting to approach the children."
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