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ERIC Number: ED565586
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jul
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
The Effects of Musical Elements in Mass Media and Internet on the Social Development of Children and Adolescents
Celasin, Cenk
Online Submission, Cumhuriyet International Journal of Education-CIJE v2 n3 p79-89 Jul 2013
In this qualitative study, musical elements in mass media and internet mostly intended to children and adolescents, were examined in the context of the dimensions of the social development of them in a general approach, through scientific literature and written, audio, visual and audio-visual documents regarding mass media and internet. Purpose of this study is to search for the different effects of various usage ways and dimensions of musical elements, in mass media and internet, on children and adolescents, in the context of social development. The findings are in general; musical elements in mass media and internet is absorbed, decoded and/or consumed socially by many kinds of indirect/direct ways. The social elements (identity, gender roles, membership, etc.) and physical expressions (ornamentation, dressing, hair style, etc.) have been taught to these age groups, also through the agency of various usage ways of music in mass media and internet that have mutual relationship with advertisement, entertainment and music business. By musical elements in mass media and internet, children not only learn, how to communicate to peers and/or other age groups, but also gain different types of social habits. Adolescents have also used mass media and internet for socializing through musical elements and most of (popular) music genres indicate also important ethnic, religious, racial, economical, political codes, physical expression styles, which are mostly included directly/indirectly in music videos, music programs and advertisements may be effective elements on the social development of these age groups.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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