Mass Media and Political Socialization: Chile, 1970-2000

  • Amy Walter
Keywords: Undergraduate research, Education abroad, Undergraduate research abroad, Chile, politcal attitudes


This article presents an undergraduate student research project on the effect of the mass media on political attitudes and behaviors in Chile between the years 1970 and 2000 conducted on a study abroad program in Chile.


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Author Biography

Amy Walter

Amy R. Walter graduated cum laude from Claremont McKenna College in 2004 with a B.A. in Spanish and Government. Since that time she has worked at the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, cataloguing and indexing Spanish-language interviews of Holocaust survivors who fled to Latin America to escape Nazi persecution. Along with studying for a semester in Chile, Amy received academic travel fellowships to intern and conduct research in Spain, Poland, and the Czech Republic. Her parents, sisters, and wheaten terrier live in the Chicago area.


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How to Cite
Walter, A. (2005). Mass Media and Political Socialization: Chile, 1970-2000. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 12(1), 127-156.