Review Prelim 3

Review Prelim 3 - Family Decisionmaking Family...

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Family Decisionmaking: Family Culture (Religion, History/experience) Access to Information (Professional Publications, Consumer Publications- Life stage (parenting), religious) Information Processing (mental processing, credibility, risk) Interaction of media issues, social grouping, individual beliefs Persuasion Symbolic Interactionism: people act toward things based on the meaning those things have for them; and these meanings are derived from social interaction and modified through interpretation. These meanings are handled in, and modified through, an interpretive process used by the person in dealing with the things he/she encounters. Symbolic interactionism is a social constructionist approach to understanding social life that focuses on how reality is constructed by active and creative actors through their interactions with others. Her rebelling against her parents, rebelled against her religion already and this would be like rejecting them. Social Categorization Model: Social Categories Model: A specific approach to the idea of limited effects; concentrates on the limits posed by group membership. For example, Republicans tend to spend time with other Republicans, who help them interpret media messages in a consistent, Republican-friendly manner. This effectively limits any influence media messages alone might have. Elaboration Likelihood Model:
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