Gender Representations on Disney Channel, Cartoon Network, and Nickelodeon Broadcasts in the United States

  title={Gender Representations on Disney Channel, Cartoon Network, and Nickelodeon Broadcasts in the United States},
  author={Beth Hentges and Kim A. Case},
  journal={Journal of Children and Media},
  pages={319 - 333}
Children's television programming provides young viewers with characters displaying behaviors and individual traits that may promote or counter gender stereotypical expectations. The present study examined behaviors of both female and male television show characters across three networks: Disney Channel, Cartoon Network, and Nickelodeon. Content analysis within and across networks investigated whether network target audience is associated with gender representations of feminine and masculine… Expand
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