Are You Content with TV Content, sociology homework help

For this project you will longitudinally analyze 5 popular TV shows, commercials, videos, and/or movies from 6 decades – meaning the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, 1980′, 1990’s and 2000’s making observations about how teens were portrayed in different generations? Some questions to ask are: What similarities and differences are there between these different generations? Did the show portray current teenage stereotypes or past ones (e.g., Happy Days was created in the 1970s but portrayed teenagers in the 1950s)? What observations can be made in how adolescent and pubertal development is portrayed. What type of activities, rites of passage, hangouts were depicted? What type of toys, fashions, and relationships were common. What role did education play, if any? Here is a brief list to get you started…there are additional movie and video links included in each module under the Supplemental Resources and Websites link…Lastly, you are to conclude answering the question: Are you content with TV content?