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To hear, to see and to obtain?

A study into the functioning of the self-regulation systems 'Kijkwijzer' and PEGI (Pan European Game Information) (full text available only in Dutch)

Summary

To inform parents about and protect children and adolescents against violent or otherwise harmful media content, a system of self-regulation was introduced in the Netherlands. Both systems (Kijkwijzer and PEGI) are being maintainded by the lines of business concerned, consisting of television broadcasting stations, cinemas, video and dvd rental companies, libraries, department stores, toy stores, cd/dvd stores and computer game shops. This report focuses on the effectiveness and functioning of both systems of self-regulations, with special emphasis on the degree of compliance with the age restrictions prescribed.  

Publication data

Author(s):
Gosselt, J.F., Hoof, J.J. van, Jong, M.D.T. de, Dorbeck-Jung, B., Steehouder, M.F.
Organization(s):
WODC, UT - Faculteit Gedragswetenschappen
Place of publication:
The Hague
Publisher:
Boom Juridische uitgevers
Year of publication:
2008
ISBN:
978-090-8974-039-7
Series:
Onderzoek en beleid 273

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