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The politics of children's internet use

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Children’s use of the Internet raises fraught issues, frequently contributing to a media-supported moral panic. Whilst digital technologies offer young people unique opportunities for education, entertainment, and the development of key social, motor, and media-literacy skills, they also pose risks, such as those relating to bullying, adult content, unwanted contact, and a displacement of more meaningful activities, such as reading or physical play. How, or whether, these risks should be mini...

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University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Pages:
480
Host title:
Society and the Internet: How Networks of Information and Communication are Changing Our Lives
Publication date:
2019-07-18
Pubs id:
pubs:1030915
URN:
uri:aab267fc-a91e-4890-8300-9a6052f9aa5f
UUID:
uuid:aab267fc-a91e-4890-8300-9a6052f9aa5f
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pubs:1030915
ISBN:
9780198843504

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