The Acquisition of Sexual Information by Young People

John A. Courtright
Stanley J. Baran, Bryant University

Document Type Article

Published in Journalism Quarterly, volume 57 issue 1, 1980. Bryant users may access this article here.


Examines the impact of the mass media on the sexual expectations and satisfactions of young people in the U.S. Potential of peers and mass as powerful agents in the acquisition of sexual information of young people; Role of media in the socialization of the young person; Contribution of experience in the information acquisition process.