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Published: 22 July 2008

480 Pages | 5 halftones, 25 lines

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195342956

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The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the Media Since 1950

Patrick Jamieson and Daniel Romer

  • - Leading scholars of media influence examine the increasing presence of youth in the media, beginning with the post-World War II era, when the youth market became a demographic of major interest to advertisers
  • - Analyzes trends and patterns in portrayals of behavior that might produce normalization, modeling, and contagion as socializing influences on youth
  • - Discusses what the scholarly community knows and needs to know in order to inform policy