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The SAGE Handbook of Child Development explores the multicultural development of children through the varied and complex interplay of traditional agents of socialization as well as contemporary media influences, examining how socialization practices and media content construct and teach us about diverse cultures. Editors Joy K. Asamen, Mesha L. Ellis, and Gordon L. Berry, along with chapter authors from a wide variety of disciplines, highlight how to analyze, compare, and contrast alternative perspectives of children of different cultures, domestically and globally, with the major principles and theories of child development in cognitive, socioemotional, and/or social/contextual domains.

Multiculturalism and Music Videos: Effects on the Socioemotional Development of Children and Adolescents
Multiculturalism and music videos: Effects on the socioemotional development of children and adolescents
Khia A.Thomas, Kyla M.Day, L. MoniqueWard

An entertainment favorite among adolescents and young adults, music videos became interwoven into the thread of American youth culture with the launching of MTV in 1981 (Aufderheide, 1986; Sun & Lull, 1986). The sheer popularity of the channel, which prominently featured music videos as well as entertainment news and other musically oriented programming, spawned several cable networks, including VH1, Black Entertainment Television (BET), Country Music Television (CMT), and MTV2. Over 25 years later, the mass appeal of music videos remains strong, as networks continue to proliferate and music videos become more easily accessible to the ...

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