Media and civic socialization of youth.

  title={Media and civic socialization of youth.},
  author={Jack M. McLeod},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  volume={27 2 Suppl},
  • Jack M. McLeod
  • Published 2000 in
    The Journal of adolescent health : official…
Research on the development of citizenship has been reinvigorated by considering adolescents as participants actively engaged in, and interacting with, family, peers, teachers, and the media. This contrasts with earlier top-down transmission models that saw adolescents as passive recipients of information from parents and teachers. Active citizenship is now seen as a largely indirect result of contextualized knowledge and cognitive skills learned from news media use, interpersonal communication… CONTINUE READING

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