ERIC Number: EJ648642
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Does Television Viewing Cultivate Unrealistic Expectations About Marriage?
Segrin, Chris; Nabi, Robin L.
Journal of Communication, v52 n2 p247-63 Jun 2002
Examines relationship between television viewing, holding idealistic expectations about marriage, and intentions to marry among undergraduate students. Finds overall television viewing has a negative association with idealistic marriage expectations; romantic genre programming was positively associated with high expectations; and expectations were positively associated with marital intentions. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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