Learning to Hate Americans: How U. S. Media Shape Negative Attitudes among Teenagers in Twelve Countries

Learning to Hate Americans: How U. S. Media Shape Negative Attitudes among Teenagers in Twelve Countries

by Melvin L. DeFleur, Margaret H. DeFleur
     
 

ISBN-10: 092299305X

ISBN-13: 9780922993055

Pub. Date: 11/01/2003

Publisher: Marquette Books

When Melvin DeFleur and Margaret DeFleur, both professors of mass communication at Boston University, asked their foreign graduate students to conduct surveys of some 1,300 teenagers in their 12 home countries, they found that teenagers around the world believe that Americans are extremely violent and criminally inclined, and that American women are sexually immoral.

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When Melvin DeFleur and Margaret DeFleur, both professors of mass communication at Boston University, asked their foreign graduate students to conduct surveys of some 1,300 teenagers in their 12 home countries, they found that teenagers around the world believe that Americans are extremely violent and criminally inclined, and that American women are sexually immoral. They present the results of the survey, and place the blame for these negative attitudes on US mass media, especially Hollywood. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780922993055
Publisher:
Marquette Books
Publication date:
11/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

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