Gender and Emotion Stereotypes in Children’s Television

  title={Gender and Emotion Stereotypes in Children’s Television},
  author={Rebecca M. Martin},
  journal={Journal of Broadcasting \& Electronic Media},
  pages={499 - 517}
  • Rebecca M. Martin
  • Published 3 July 2017
  • Psychology, Education
  • Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
The purpose of the present study was to assess the prevalence of emotion stereotypes in children’s television programming, in both educational and non-educational programming. It was hypothesized that gender stereotypes of emotion would still be prevalent in both entertainment and educational programming, with females showing more fear and sadness and males showing more anger, and that all shows would have more male than female characters. A total of 8 children’s programs were included for… 

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