ERIC Number: EJ581385
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Communication and Age in Childhood Political Socialization: An Interactive Model of Political Development.
Eveland, William P., Jr.; McLeod, Jack M.; Horowitz, Edward M.
Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, v75 n4 p699-718 Win 1998
Proposes an interactive model of political development that predicts that socialization effects of communication will be moderated by age, such that younger children will be influenced less than older children by the same communication source. Test the model on 290 children in grades 5 through 12. Finds strong support for the model. Discusses implications for future socialization research. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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