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Author Bond, Emma, author

Title Childhood, mobile technologies and everyday experiences : changing technologies = changing childhoods? / Emma Bond
Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 243 pages)
Series Studies in childhood and youth
Studies in childhood and youth.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Understanding Childhood -- 3. Understanding Technology -- 4. Researching Childhood, Mobile Internet Technologies and Everyday Experiences -- 5. Relationships -- 6. Risk -- 7. Rhetoric and Realities -- 8. Some Concluding Thoughts
Summary Many children's everyday lives, their identities, their relationships and their communities are increasingly interwoven with mobile internet technologies. Based upon up-to-date research and a highly robust theoretical framework, this impressive and timely volume examines the current debates in relation to childhood as a social and cultural construction, mobile internet technologies and children's everyday experiences. Drawing on the social studies of childhood paradigm and key debates in socio-technical studies, this book provides a much-needed critical and theoretical exploration of children's interactions with mobile internet technologies in late modernity. Exploring technology in relation to relationships, changing perspectives on childhood and risk, and the role of mobile internet technologies in children's educational experiences, Childhood, Mobile Technologies and Everyday Experiences examines the complex and dynamic nature of childhood in contemporary society, and offers a significant contribution the field of childhood and youth studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Children -- Social networks.
Internet and children -- Psychological aspects.
Internet and children -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1137292539 (electronic bk)
9781137292537 (electronic bk)
Other Titles changing childhoods?