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By Sonia Livingstone

Is the web particularly reworking kids and younger people’s lives? Is the so-called ‘digital new release’ really making the most of fascinating new possibilities? And, worryingly, dealing with new hazards?

This significant new ebook by means of a number one researcher addresses those urgent questions. It intentionally avoids a techno-celebratory process and, as an alternative, translates children’s daily practices of web use when it comes to the complicated and altering old and cultural stipulations of early life in overdue modernity. Uniquely, Children and the Internet finds the complicated dynamic among on-line possibilities and on-line hazards, exploring this in terms of a lot debated concerns such as:

  • Digital in/exclusion
  • Learning and literacy
  • Peer networking and privacy
  • Civic participation
  • Risk and harm

Drawing on present theories of identification, improvement, schooling and participation, this ebook contains a refreshingly severe account of the demanding realities undermining the good expectancies held out for the net - from governments, academics, mom and dad and youngsters themselves. It concludes with a forward-looking framework for coverage and law designed to enhance children’s rights to expression, connection and play on-line in addition to offline.

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