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Family dynamics and Internet use in Britain: What role do children play in adults' engagement with the Internet?

Abstract:

The importance of considering the family context in the adoption and use of the Internet are well recognised. Supporters of the digital inclusion agenda often see children as a way to increase the digital skills and use of the Internet by parents and older adults. However, there is a limited amount of research that has explored whether this is really the case. Using two nationally representative survey data sets from Britain, this paper aims to better understand the links between children and...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
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Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Information, Communication and Society Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
2
Pages:
156-171
Publication date:
2015
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EISSN:
1468-4462
ISSN:
1369-118X
URN:
uuid:ec15ab65-a685-40b2-8c1e-774e3fb584ea
Source identifiers:
499698
Local pid:
pubs:499698

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