ERIC Number: EJ253522
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Dec
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The Effects of Mass Media Exposure on Acceptance of Violence against Women: A Field Experiment.
Malamuth, Neil M.; Check, James V. P.
Journal of Research in Personality, v15 n4 p436-46 Dec 1981
Students (N=271) were subjects in an experiment on the effects of exposure to films that portray sexual violence as having positive consequences. Results indicated that exposure to the films portraying violent sexuality increased male subjects' acceptance of interpersonal violence against women. Females exhibited tendencies in the opposite direction. (Author/RC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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