Bad for You



SHOULD U.S COMICS BE BANNED SATANIC HARRY POTTER BOOKS BURNTPLAYGROUNDS POSE THREAT TO CHILDRENTEXT MAD YOUTH LOSING WRITING ABILITIESCHILD SUSPENDED FOR BRANDISHING CHICKENSOCIAL WEBSITES HARM CHILDREN S BRAINSSTUDENT ARRESTED FOR PASSING GAS AT SCHOOL These Are All Real Headlines Screaming About The Terrible Stuff That S Out There Stuff That S Supposed To Be BAD FOR YOU But, Honestly Is It Bad For You Asks This Question And Many And Not Just About The Things That Modern Parents Fear Like Violent Video Games, Social Media, And Dirty Hands Stuff In This Book Goes Back Centuries All The Way To Plato Yeah, That One And His Worries Over The New Technology Of His Time The Written Word Kevin C Pyle And Scott Cunningham Cleverly Expose The Long Standing CAMPAIGN AGAINST FUN For What It Really Is A Bunch Of Anxious Adults Grasping At Straws, Ignoring Scientific Data, And Blindly Yearning For The Good Old Days That Never Were Bad For You Presents The Facts, Figures, And A Whole Lot In Eye Grabbing Graphics To Debunk These Myths And Give Kids The Power To Prove There S Nothing Wrong With Having Fun Or With Being Young.Bad for You

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  • Paperback
  • 192 pages
  • Bad for You
  • Kevin C. Pyle
  • English
  • 20 February 2017
  • 0805092897

10 thoughts on “Bad for You

  1. says:

    This book should be required reading It is all true stories about stupid people having control doing oppressive, totalitarian, and unconstitutional things to children, sometimes with impunity, told in a manner that is both humorous and scary.

  2. says:

    This review is of an ARC A little sloppy Dangling asterisks, spelling errors and consistent use of it s instead of its WILL make some readers crazy Citing study results without conveying the name, date, or sponsoring institution not even in the bibliography chips at the book s credibility BUT The topics are interesting, the tone is engaging, and the book introduces important concepts media panic, correlation does not imply causation, flaws of self reported surveys, etc and uses logi This review is of an ARC A little sloppy Dangling asterisks, spelling errors and consistent use of it s instead of its WILL make some readers crazy Citing study results without conveying the name, date, or sponsoring institution not even in the bibliography chips at the book s credibility BUT The topics are interesting, the tone is engaging, and the book introduces important concepts media panic,...

  3. says:

    This book is a great read about the War on Fun and how children across the nation and the world have been restricted from doing many different things because they are supposedly dangerous or harmful to children Although it is also a large opinion piece,...

  4. says:

    What a fun book Really well researched stories of all kinds of bad things comic books, video and many other kinds of games, cell phones anything that might present kids with opportunities to experience fun Love this one Will be book talking it for summer reading, for sure

  5. says:

    Very good book Throws a lots of stats info at us after warning us not to let stats quoters confuse cause and effect with correlation Quick read Are we becoming a country that stifles creativity and restricts our youth too much

  6. says:

    This is, perhaps, a bit on the simplistic side, but then again, it s not really aimed at the almost 50 demographic My library had this shelved with the YA titles, which sounds about right It s only my lifelong interest in the subject matter that prompted me to check it out.So this is a book about moral panics and fear of whatever it is the kids are into these days Among the various topics covered are the so called corrupting and or harmful influences of comics, fantasy novels, videogames, Dun This is, perhaps, a bit on the s...

  7. says:

    This book totally does what it sets out to do, and I think it would be a great book for any school library to have It takes on a number of bad influences and uses studies to debunk parental adult claims that they are harmful and shine light on ridiculous local ordinances and school districts that take actions that end up beingharmful than the behavior they seek to stop kids from doing I appreciated the timeline of adults in various historical texts talking about how kids are terrible a This book totally does what it sets out to do, and I think it would be a great book for any school library to have It takes on a number of bad influences and uses studies to debunk parental adult claims that they are harmful and shine light on ridiculous local ordinances and school districts that take actions that end up beingharmful than the behavior they seek to stop kids from doing I appreciated the timeline of adults in various historical texts talking about how kids are terrible and the various technologies that preceded texting that were deemed harmful to intellectual development Reading it all at once will make you grumpy, and I do think there are legitimate studies at this point about the effects of the internet, if not texting or gaming, that le...

  8. says:

    I was drawn to Bad For You, released in 2014, because it appeared to be about the exact topic of my 2001 thesis moral panics over youth culture and juvenile delinquency In 100 pages of text, I reviewed how the press has portrayed comic books, rock n roll, Dungeons Dragons, and video games as causal to the corruption of youth.With the exception of rock n roll, Bad For You covers these topics in five broad categories of activities that children are discouraged or barred from enjoying co I was drawn to Bad For You, released in 2014, because it appeared to be about the exact topic of my 2001 thesis moral panics over youth culture and juvenile delinquency In 100 pages of text, I reviewed how the press has portrayed comic books, rock n roll, Dungeons Dragons, and video games as causal to the corruption of youth.With the exception of rock n roll, Bad For You covers these topics in five broad categories o...

  9. says:

    Bad for You could be very good for you, but seriously don t let that put you off Cleverly disguised as a graphic novel the promiscuous mingling of drawings and text being, of course, one of the many things that self appointed experts have claimed are bad for you , this slender volume actually contains a whole series of lively, well researched and well illustrated essays about moral panics through the ages and why uncritically accepting fearmongers claims is probably worse for you than any o Bad for You could be very good for you, but seriously don t let that put you off Cleverly disguised as a graphic novel the promiscuous mingling of drawings and text being, of course, one of the many things that self appointed experts have claimed are bad for you , this slender volume actually contains a whole series of lively, well researched and ...

  10. says:

    Loved this Nothing makes kids or anyonepassionate than telling them they can tcan t read comic books, can t play DD, can t skateboard, can t play on the playgroundPyle does a terrific job of searching down and fleshing out sories of movemets designed to protect kids, which are really about control, and MY WORD , disrespect children.He does an excellent job of seating each of his bad for you campaigns in historygoing back to the names and leaders, and quoting people in Loved this Nothing makes kids or anyonepassionate than telling them they can tcan t read comic books, can t play DD, can t skateboard, can t play on the playgroundPyle does a terrific job of searching down and fleshing out sories of movemets designed to protect kids, which are really about control, and MY WORD , disrespect children.He does an excellent job of seating each of his bad for you campaigns in historygoing back to the names and leaders, and quoting people in the battles Did you know that MAD MAGAZINE was the only one of EC s comics to survive attempts to ban and control content I d say EC got the last laugh here.DD Well, it all started with chess A chess critic actually tried to convince the world that it was ...

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