Modernism as a Function of TV Viewing, Gender, and Cultural Setting

Sanjeev Tomar

Abstract


The influence of television viewing, gender, and cultural setting on modernism among school g"oing adolescents was measured on a sample of 160 adolescents (80 TV viewers, 80 non-TV viewers) with gender equivalence from four rural and urban based secondary schools. Modernism Scale (Singh, Tripathi, and Lal, 1987) was administered. Findings revealed that non- TV viewers were significantly higher as compared to TV viewers on Socioreligious modernism. TV viewers were found to be significantly higher as compared to non-TV viewers on Educational modernism. Female TV viewers scored significantly higher as compared to male TV viewers on Position of Women and Educational modernism. Rural­cultured TV viewers scored significantly higher than urban-cultured TV viewers on Marriage and Educational modernism.

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