ERIC Number: EJ519151
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Talking about Sex: Common Themes about Sexuality in the Prime-Time Television Programs Children and Adolescents View Most.
Ward, L. Monique
Journal of Youth and Adolescence, v24 n5 p595-615 Oct 1995
A content analysis was conducted of the 12 prime-time television programs most preferred by children and adolescents to determine verbal statements about sexual issues. On average, 29% of interactions on an individual episode referred to sexual issues. Results are discussed concerning adolescents' uses of this input. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special issue titled "Adolescents' Uses of the Media" edited by Jeffrey J. Arnett and Reed Larson. Version of papers presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence (San Diego, CA, February 10-13, 1994) and the Feminist Psychology Conference (Oakland, CA).