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Retail Globalization and Household Welfare: Evidence from Mexico
The arrival of global retail chains in developing countries is causing a radical transformation in the way households source their consumption. This paper draws on a rich collection of MexicanExpand
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Adoption of cable amidst a multimedia environment
The diffusion of innovations framework was applied to examine whether cable subscribership is related to use of functionally similar media. Expand
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Understanding internet adoption as telecommunications behavior
The present study profiles Internet adopters in terms of social locators, media use habits, and their orientation toward adopting new technologies. Findings, in terms of demographics and technologyExpand
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Parental Mediation and Rulemaking for Adolescent Use of Television and VCRs.
As videocassette recorder penetration surpasses three‐quarters of all US television homes with children, little is known about parental mediation and rulemaking patterns for adolescent viewing.Expand
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An analysis of television series with minority‐lead characters
This paper traces the development of trends in serial programming devoted to minorities in prime‐time television. It also revisits the literature on minorities and media to see if pastExpand
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The Influence of Computer-Mediated Communication Apprehension on Motives for Facebook Use
The purpose of this study is to examine the influence of computer-mediated communication apprehension on motives for using the interactive features on Facebook. An online survey was completed by 417Expand
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Audio Informational Services and the Electronic Media Environment
  • D. Atkin
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • Inf. Soc.
  • 1995
The diffusion of innovations framework was applied to examine whether adoption of audiotext and 1–900 services is related to use of functionally similar entertainment media. Expand
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Communication Technology and Society: Audience Adoption and Uses
This text offers an understanding of emerging wired/wireless entertainment and information media. It researches new media and technology from interpersonal, organizational, and mass communicationExpand
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Satisfaction, demographic, and media environment predictors of cable subscription
As cable subscribership surpasses half of all U.S. television households, there is little consistent information about cable subscribing behavior, including the factors that lead to initialExpand
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