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Mean girls? The influence of gender portrayals in teen movies on emerging adults' gender-based attitudes and beliefs
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly 85 (1) pg 131-146
Objective: To explore how viewing teen movies influences emerging adults’ views and beliefs about gender roles, social aggression, and female friendships. Design: Study 1: Content analysis. Researchers sampled high-grossing U.S. teen movies. Movies were coded by undergraduate students who had received 44 hours of training. Studycontinued
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Age Group:
Adulthood (18 yrs & older), Young Adulthood (18-29 yrs)
Study Design:
Content Analysis, Correlational Study
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