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ERIC Number: EJ426891
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0146-3373
Television's Mixed Messages: Sexual Content on "All My Children."
Larson, Stephanie Greco
Communication Quarterly, v39 n2 p156-63 Spr 1991
Studies sexual morality in one year of programing of the soap opera "All My Children." Reconceptualizes definitions of inappropriate sexual behavior to deemphasize marital status. Examines use of force in sexual contact. Finds that men, often heroes, engage in and are rewarded for aggressive sexual behavior in spite of women's protests. Notes inconsistencies in treatment of AIDS issues. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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