PMC is continuously learning, and we enjoy sharing knowledge that will help anyone in their efforts to work on these important issues. Some of the peer reviewed articles and chapters that PMC has written for journals, magazines, and books are included here.
Peer Reviewed Articles About PMC’s Impact
PMC has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals about the impact of PMC’s programs and approach. Here are a few examples:
- Barker, K., Jah, F., Connolly, S. (2018) A Radio Drama for Apes? An Entertainment-Education Approach to Supporting Ape Conservation Through an Integrated Human Behaviour, Health, and Environment Serial Drama. The Journal of Development Communication, Volume 29 No 1.
- Jah, F., Connolly, S., Barker, K., & Ryerson, W. (2014). Gender and Reproductive Outcomes: The Effects of a Radio Serial Drama in Northern Nigeria. International Journal of Population Research, Volume 2014.
- Barker, K., Connolly, S., & Angelone, C. (2013). Creating a brighter future in Rwanda through entertainment education. Critical Arts: South-North Cultural and Media Studies, 27:1, 75-90
Book Chapters on PMC’s Approach
PMC has been featured in books, documenting and explaining PMC’s approach and actual implementation and outcomes, such as:
- “Broadcasting New Behavioral Norms: Theories Underlying the Entertainment-Education Method” by Kriss Barker published in Handbook of Communication for Development and Social Change in 2018.
- “Chapter 4: ‘Soaps’ for Social and Behavioral Change” by Kriss Barker published in Strategic Urban Health Communication published in 2014.
- “Chapter 9: Organizing a Comprehensive National Plan for Entertainment-Education in Ethiopia” by William Ryerson and Negussie Teferra published in Entertainment-Education and Social Change in 2004.
Information About the Issues
PMC has conducted research to learn about the issues. Sometimes the findings are so great that PMC produces a stand-alone publication to share the information, such as this piece:
- Connolly, S., Elmore, K., Ryerson, W. (2008). U.S. Attitudes on Population: A mixed picture that seems to reflect confusing media messages. World Watch, Volume 21, Number 5, September/October 2008.
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