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Author Ong, Rebecca, 1961-

Title Mobile communication and the protection of children / Rebecca Ong Yoke Chan
Published Leiden : Leiden University Press, 2010


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 360 pages) : illustrations
Series MI ; 175
SIKS dissertation series ; no. 2010-10
Meijersreeks ; MI 175.
SIKS dissertation series ; no. 2010-10.
Contents 1. Mobile communication and the protection of children -- 2. Mobile telephony -- 3. Convergence of technologies -- 4. Mobile communication and potential hazards -- 5. Mobile communication: its impact on children and young people -- 6. Regulatory arrangements and the protection of children -- 7. Comparative jurisdictions -- 8. Regulatory paradigms -- 9. Self Regulation -- 10. Government intervention -- the need for regulatory alternatives? -- 11. Conclusion
Summary Mobile phones and other smart connected devices have fundamentally changed contemporary life. Globally, we see an unprecedented explosion of new generation mobile phones. More precisely, mobile communication is nowadays really pervasive in social life. For instance, children and young persons are emerging as active players in the wonderful world of ringing and being ringed. Many of them are attracted by intriguing ring tones. However, the rapid mobile diffusion among children and young people raises a number of crucial questions -- $c Source other than Library of Congress
Notes doctoral University of Leiden 2010
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-345)
Notes In English with a summary also in Dutch
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Subject Cell phone services industry -- Law and legislation
Cell phones -- Social aspects
Cell phone advertising.
Cell phones and teenagers.
Youth -- Legal status, laws, etc
Children -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Cell phone advertising
Cell phones and teenagers
Cell phones -- Social aspects
Children -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Youth -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Genre/Form dissertations.
Academic theses
Electronic books.
Academic theses.
Thèses et écrits académiques.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789048512621