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ERIC Number: ED259424
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 20
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Mass Communication: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1985 (Vol. 45 Nos. 7 through 12).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 45 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) gender portrayal in magazine advertising; (2) the role of special interest groups in agenda-setting; (3) the relationship between sensation-seeking and horror movie interest and attendance; (4) educational radio and rural development; (5) popular religion and the imperatives of television: a study of the electric church; a children's perceptions of television commercials; (7) mass media and political socialization of immigrants; (8) the impact of advertising on the less developed countries; (9) the early radio years of Carl McIntire; (10) a study of factors related to the use of motion picture films by public school teachers; (11) cable television and the first amendment; (12) a critical approach to star discourse and television; (13) mass media and development in Sudan; (14) media effects and the formation of political commitments; (15) patterns of mass media exposure among adults, high school juniors, and seventh graders; and (16) a search for values in the magazines of the car-culture. (EL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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