Young People and New Media Book

Young People and New Media


  • Author : Sonia Livingstone
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2002-07-09
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 0761964673
  • Total Read : 59
  • File Size : 18,7 Mb

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Young People and New Media Summary:

Combining a comprehensive literature review with original empirical research on young people's use of new media, this book provides a fresh and in-depth discussion of the increasingly complex relationship between the media and childhood, the family and the home.

Digital Generations Book

Digital Generations


  • Author : David Buckingham
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-18
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136683626
  • Total Read : 60
  • File Size : 9,5 Mb

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Computer games, the Internet, and other new communications media are often seen to pose threats and dangers to young people, but they also provide new opportunities for creativity and self-determination. As we start to look beyond the immediate hopes and fears that new technologies often provoke, there is a growing need for in-depth empirical research. Digital Generations presents a range of exciting and challenging new work on children, young people, and new digital media. The book is organized around four key themes: Play and Gaming, The Internet, Identities and Communities Online, and Learning and Education. The book brings together researchers from a range of academic disciplines – including media and cultural studies, anthropology, sociology, psychology and education – and will be of interest to a wide readership of researchers, students, practitioners in digital media, and educators.

Young People and Social Media  Contemporary Children   s Digital Culture Book

Young People and Social Media Contemporary Children s Digital Culture


  • Author : Steve Gennaro
  • Publisher : Vernon Press
  • Release Date : 2021-10-05
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 455
  • ISBN 10 : 9781648893209
  • Total Read : 95
  • File Size : 16,5 Mb

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Young People and Social Media Contemporary Children s Digital Culture Summary:

‘Young People and Social Media: Contemporary Children’s Digital Culture’ explores the practices, relationships, consequences, benefits, and outcomes of children’s experiences with, on, and through social media by bringing together a vast array of different ideas about childhood, youth, and young people’s lives. These ideas are drawn from scholars working in a variety of disciplines, and rather than just describing the social construction of childhood or an understanding of children’s lives, this collection seeks to encapsulate not only how young people exist on social media but also how their physical lives are impacted by their presence on social media. One of the aims of this volume in exploring youth interaction with social media is to unpack the structuring of digital technologies in terms of how young people access the technology to use it as a means of communication, a platform for identification, and a tool for participation in their larger social world. During longstanding and continued experience in the broad field of youth and digital culture, we have come to realize that not only is the subject matter increasing in importance at an immeasurable rate, but the amount of textbooks and/or edited collections has lagged behind considerably. There is a lack of sources that fully encapsulate the canon of texts for the discipline or the rich diversity and complexity of overlapping subject areas that create the fertile ground for studying young people’s lives and culture. The editors hope that this text will occupy some of that void and act as a catalyst for future interdisciplinary collections. ‘Young People and Social Media: Contemporary Children’s Digital Culture’ will appeal to undergraduate students studying Child and Youth Studies and—given the interdisciplinary nature of the collection— scholars, researchers and students at all levels working in anthropology, psychology, sociology, communication studies, cultural studies, media studie

Young People  Social Media and Health  Open Access  Book

Young People Social Media and Health Open Access


  • Author : Victoria Goodyear
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-11-02
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351026963
  • Total Read : 85
  • File Size : 11,6 Mb

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Young People Social Media and Health Open Access Summary:

The pervasiveness of social media in young people’s lives is widely acknowledged, yet there is little evidence-based understanding of the impacts of social media on young people’s health and wellbeing. Young People, Social Media and Health draws on novel research to understand, explain, and illustrate young people’s experiences of engagement with health-related social media; as well as the impacts they report on their health, wellbeing, and physical activity. Using empirical case studies, digital representations, and evidence from multi-sector and interdisciplinary stakeholders and academics, this volume identifies the opportunities and risk-related impacts of social media. Offering new theoretical insights and practical guidelines for educators, practitioners, parents/guardians, and policy makers; Young People, Social Media and Health will also appeal to students and researchers interested in fields such as Sociology of Sport, Youth Sports Development, Secondary Physical Education, and Media Effects.

Young People and the Future of News Book

Young People and the Future of News


  • Author : Lynn Schofield Clark
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-21
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 321
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107190603
  • Total Read : 66
  • File Size : 6,8 Mb

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Young People and the Future of News Summary:

This book examines youth media practices on social media, introducing the concept of connective journalism as a precursor to collective political action.

Digital Media  Young Adults and Religion Book

Digital Media Young Adults and Religion


  • Author : Marcus Moberg
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-02-26
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351010597
  • Total Read : 72
  • File Size : 20,7 Mb

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Digital Media Young Adults and Religion Summary:

It has become increasingly clear that an adequate understanding of the contemporary processes of social, cultural, and religious change is contingent on an appreciation of the growing impact of social media. Utilising results of an unprecedented global study, this volume explores the ways in which young adults in seven different countries engage with digital and social media in religiously significant ways. Presenting and analysing the findings of the global research project Young Adults and Religion in a Global Perspective (YARG), an international panel of contributors shed new light on the impact of social media and its associated technologies on young people’s religiosities, worldviews, and values. Case studies from China, Finland, Ghana, Israel, Peru, Poland, and Turkey are used to demonstrate how these developments are progressing, not just in the West, but across the world. This book is unique in that it presents a truly macroscopic perspective on trends in religion amongst young adults. As such, it will be of great interest to scholars working in religious studies, digital media, communication studies, sociology, cultural studies, theology and youth studies.

Young Citizens in the Digital Age Book

Young Citizens in the Digital Age


  • Author : Brian D. Loader
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2007-08-07
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134131570
  • Total Read : 75
  • File Size : 9,8 Mb

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A social anxiety currently pervades the political classes of the western world, arising from the perception that young people have become disaffected with liberal democratic politics. Voter turnout among 18-25 year olds continues to be lower than other age groups and they are less likely to join political parties. This is not, however, proof that young people are not interested in politics per se but is evidence that they are becoming politically socialized within a new media environment. This shift poses a significant challenge to politicians who increasingly have to respond to a technologically mediated lifestyle politics that celebrates lifestyle diversity, personal disclosure and celebrity. This book explores alternative approaches for engaging and understanding young people’s political activity and looks at the adoption of information and ICTs as a means to facilitate the active engagement of young people in democratic societies. Young Citizens in a Digital Age presents new research and the first comprehensive analysis of ICTs, citizenship and young people from an international group of leading scholars. It is an important book for students and researchers of citizenship and ICTs within the fields of sociology, politics, social policy and communication studies among others.

Living and Learning with New Media Book
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Living and Learning with New Media


  • Author : Mizuko Ito
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2009-06-05
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 121
  • ISBN 10 : 9780262258272
  • Total Read : 73
  • File Size : 20,7 Mb

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This report summarizes the results of an ambitious three-year ethnographic study, funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, into how young people are living and learning with new media in varied settings—at home, in after school programs, and in online spaces. It offers a condensed version of a longer treatment provided in the book Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out (MIT Press, 2009). The authors present empirical data on new media in the lives of American youth in order to reflect upon the relationship between new media and learning. In one of the largest qualitative and ethnographic studies of American youth culture, the authors view the relationship of youth and new media not simply in terms of technology trends but situated within the broader structural conditions of childhood and the negotiations with adults that frame the experience of youth in the United States. The book that this report summarizes was written as a collaborative effort by members of the Digital Youth Project, a three-year research effort funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and conducted at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Southern California. John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Reports on Digital Media and Learning