Sexual Teens, Sexual Media: Investigating Media's Influence on Adolescent Sexuality / Edition 1

Sexual Teens, Sexual Media: Investigating Media's Influence on Adolescent Sexuality / Edition 1

by Jane D. Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805834907

ISBN-13: 9780805834901

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Authors of various studies by the Kaiser Foundation and others who have been doing research on the media's sexual context and adolescents, synthesize what they consider their most interesting results. They consider not only physical sex acts, but also the role the media play in the development of gender roles, sexual orientations, standards of beauty, and courtship…  See more details below

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Authors of various studies by the Kaiser Foundation and others who have been doing research on the media's sexual context and adolescents, synthesize what they consider their most interesting results. They consider not only physical sex acts, but also the role the media play in the development of gender roles, sexual orientations, standards of beauty, and courtship and relationship norms. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805834901
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Series:
Routledge Communication Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
1Introduction and Overview1
2Shaking the Tree of Knowledge for Forbidden Fruit: Where Adolescents Learn About Sexuality and Contraception25
3Sexual Messages in Teens' Favorite Prime-Time Television Programs59
4Daytime Talk Shows: Up Close and In Your Face79
5Would That Really Happen? Adolescents' Perceptions of Sexual Relationships According to Prime-Time Television95
6Media's Impact on Adolescents' Body Dissatisfaction125
7From "Just the Facts" to "Downright Salacious": Teens' and Women's Magazine Coverage of Sex and Sexual Health153
8Stuff You Couldn't Ask Your Parents: Teens Talking About Using Magazines for Sex Information173
9Girls in Print: Figuring Out What It Means to Be a Girl191
10Romancing the Script: Identifying the Romantic Agenda in Top-Grossing Movies211
11Teens and Movies: Something to Do, Plenty to Learn227
12The Sounds of Sex: Sex in Teens' Music and Music Videos253
13Sexual Selves on the World Wide Web: Adolescent Girls' Home Pages as Sites for Sexual Self-Expression265
Author Index287
Subject Index295

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