Film Studies Program
Using cultural studies as a critical paradigm and ideological analysis as methodology, argues that gender, sexuality, and the nuclear family are core issues treated in two films and one television program from the 1950s featuring American teenagers. Focuses on the classic juvenile delinquent film, Rebel without a Cause, the quintessential clean teen film, Gidget, and the television series, Leave It to Beaver.
Bouchard, Danielle, ""You're Tearing Me Apart"! Investigating Ideology in the Image of Teens in the 1950s" (2008). Honors Projects Overview. 27.
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