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Author Tilleczek, Kate C

Title Youth in the Digital Age : Paradox, Promise, Predicament
Published Milton : Routledge, 2019


Description 1 online resource (163 pages)
Series Youth, Young Adulthood and Society Ser
Youth, Young Adulthood and Society Ser
Contents Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; 1 Young lives in the digital age; Introduction: a paradoxical age of youth; The design of the book; 2 Methods and ethics with, for, and by youth in the digital age; Introduction; To whom should/could we speak and how?; With whom should we speak?; Locating youth with whom to speak; Phase 2 recruitment; Developing ways in which to speak to youth; Facesheet; Interview; Social media; Recruit a friend; Documentary film
What were the ethical dilemmas considered/encountered?Protecting the data; Social media data; Analysis and interpretation; What do the data mean?; Emerging themes; Digital portraits; Methodological challenges in this study; Recruiting young people; Managing multiple interviewers/sites; Ongoing consent; Conclusions; 3 Youth well-being and digital media; Youth well-being; Youth perspectives on digital media and well-being; Health; Relatedness; Equity; Education and employment; Youth engagement; Affordable living conditions; Space and environment; A new domain: digital lives; Consumerism
Shifting sense of timeDependency on technology; Finding digital balance; Summary and directions; 4 The way we live now: Privacy, surveillance, and control of youth in the digital age; Introduction: youth, digital technology, and culture; Theorizing control in the digital age; How does modulatory control function?; How digital technologies became a form of life; Youthful strategies for managing privacy and surveillance; Youthful notions of surveillance and freedom; Conclusion; 5 "It's almost like the earth stood still": Youthful critiques of cell phones; Introduction
What to make of this thing? A general assessment"You must be weird or something": what the students said; Human relationships; Freedom; Productivity and focus; Morality and engagement; Parents; Safety; Conclusion; 6 Digital capital by/for youth?; Introduction; What is digital capital?; Digital capital by/for youth; Towards a model of digital capital by/for youth; Conclusion; 7 Digital media, youth, and social relationships; Introduction; Theoretical framework; Youth perspectives; Easy reach vs difficult distance; Forging connections vs changing relationships; Enhanced vs suffering sociality
Conclusion8 Profound conundrums: young lives in the digital age; Introduction; Hearing from youth in the digital age; Where now?; Index
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Subject Internet and youth.
Cell phones and teenagers.
Youth -- Social networks
Internet -- Safety measures
Information technology -- Social aspects
Internet -- Security measures
Cell phones and teenagers
Information technology -- Social aspects
Internet and youth
Internet -- Safety measures
Youth -- Social networks
Form Electronic book
Author Campbell, Valerie M
ISBN 9780429876585