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ERIC Number: EJ636855
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1067-9154
The Portrayal of Gender in the Children's Program "Sesame Street" and Its Effect on the Intended Audience.
Ditsworth, Dahlia
New Jersey Journal of Communication, v9 n2 p214-26 Fall 2001
Presents a literature review that addresses sexism and gender misrepresentation on "Sesame Street," the world's most popular children's television program. Discusses the show's content and the correlation between increased exposure to "Sesame Street" and viewers' changes in attitude and behavior. Suggests the presence of gender inequality and stereotyping on the show and the need to conduct more research. (SG)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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