Esther Thorson/Mitchell S. McKinney/Dhavan Shah: Introduction: Theorizing Political Socialization in a Media-Saturated World - Section One: Theories of Political Socialization- Esther Thorson/ Hans Meyer/Mi Jahng: The Role of Media Use Motives in the Classic Structural Model of Youth Political Socialization - Esther Thorson/Glenn Leshner/Mi Jahng/Margaret Duffy: A Hierarchy of Political Participation Activities in Pre-Voting-Age Youth - Esther Thorson/Eunjin Kim/Margaret Duffy: Political Advertising and the Hierarchy of Political Socialization in Teens - Mi Jahng/Mitchell S. McKinney/Esther Thorson: Peer Influence in Adolescent Political Socialization: Deliberative Democracy Inside and Outside the Classroom - Joonghwa Lee/Chang Dae Ham/Esther Thorson: Knowledge Gap in a Media-Saturated Presidential Election - Peter Levine/Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg: State Policies for Civic Education - Section Two: Parents and Children - Edson Tandoc/Esther Thorson/Margaret Duffy: Parenting Styles in Political Socialization: How the Path to Political Participation Begins at Home - Chang Dae Ham/Joonghwa Lee/Esther Thorson: The Importance of Family Communication Patterns and School Civics Experiences - Rosanne Scholl/Chance York: Predictors of Youth Voting: Parent-Child Relationships and Young Adult News Use - Benjamin R. Warner/Colleen Warner Colaner: Talking Politics at the Dinner Table: The Effects of Family Political Communication on Young Citizens' Normative Political Attitudes - Michael McDevitt/Shannon Sindorf: Social Media and Social Voting in Latino Families: A Strategic Approach to Mobilizing Youth as Information Leaders - Section Three: Interactions With Peers and Others - Mi Jahng/Hans Meyer/Esther Thorson: Youngsters' Political Talk With Those Outside School and Family: The Hierarchy of Political Socialization - Edson Tandoc/Esther Thorson: From News to Political Knowledge: The Roles of Elaboration and Discussion - Nam-jin Lee/Dhavan V. Shah/Jack M. McLeod: Communication Norms, Contexts of Socialization, and Youth Civic Development - Section Four: Youth and Political Knowledge - Esther Thorson/Seoyeon Kim/Joonghwa Lee: Measurement of Political Knowledge in American Adolescents - Esther Thorson/Mi Jahng/Mitchell S. McKinney: Political Knowledge and Participation in Teens During Low and High Political Interest Periods of a Presidential Election - Hans Meyer/Mi Jahng,/Esther Thorson: Political Socialization Patterns in Younger and Older American Adolescents - Section Five: Media Changes - J. Brian Houston/Mitchell S. McKinney: Young Citizens' Use of Digital and Traditional Political Information - Stephanie Edgerly/Kjerstin Thorson: Developing Media Preferences in a Post-Broadcast Democracy- Edson Tandoc/Esther Thorson/Mi Jahng/Eunjin Kim/Margaret Duffy: Is Dangerous News Use Dangerous? The Impact of Safe and Dangerous News Use on Political Socialization - Porismita Borah/Dhavan Shah: The Origins of Media Perceptions: Judgments of News Accuracy and Bias Among Adolescents - Jeremy Littau/Liz Gardner/Esther Thorson: The Impact of News "Voice" on Adolescent Political Efficacy - Robert H. Wicks/Myria Allen: Environmental Political, Civic Engagement and Political Consumerism Among Youth - Contributors
Esther Thorson (Ph.D., University of Minnesota) is pProfessor of Media Economics, Innovation, and Entrepreneurism in Journalism at Michigan State University. She is co-author/editor of eight books, including Theories of Advertising (2012), and Persuasion Ethics Today (2016). Mitchell S. McKinney (Ph.D., University of Kansas) is Professor and Chair of Communication and Director of the Political Communication Institute at the University of Missouri. He is co-author/editor of seven books, including Communication in the 2008 U.S. Election: Digital Natives Elect a President (2011), and alieNATION: The Divide & Conquer Election of 2012 (2014). Dhavan V. Shah (Ph.D., University of Minnesota) is the Louis A. & Mary E. Maier-Bascom Professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is Director of the Mass Communication Research Center and Scientific Director in the Center for Health Enhancement System Studies. Shah is co-author of News Frames and National Security: Covering Big Brother (2015).