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Model: CUL0059
ISBN: 9789769530447
Authors: FORBES, MARCIA
Publishers: ARAWAK PUBLICATIONS
Price: $2,900.00JMD
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This work represents a first of its kind in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean region. A key product of regional and international popular culture, the music video, is examined in relation to its key consumers, adolescents. The empirical data generated from the research project points to the ways in which music videos serve different functions and exert a variety of influences, some quite positive, on the lives of young Jamaicans, particularly as it relates to their sexual attitudes and practices. The ways in which gender, age, family structure and economic conditions mediate the nature of the relationships and how adolescents engage with music videos are explicated, as too the manner in which access to information communication technologies influence how much and what types of television content are consumed......