Unformatted text preview: basis of what they felt others think of them. 4. African-American and white girls in this study discuss girls’ magazines, but white girls tend to more frequently use them as sources for self comparison . 5. White girls engaged in reflective appraisals and believed that other people evaluated them on the basis of media images, African American girls did not. 6. White girls’ self images were negatively affected by the idealistic media images , whereas African-American girls’ images employed more varied and positive models found in their own racial community....
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- Fall '08