Children, Young People, and the New Media
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Digital Generations by David Buckingham
Book DescriptionComputer 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780805859805
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author David Buckingham
Youth Cultures in the Age of Global Media, Hardback (February 2014)
This book explores the impact of globalisation and new technologies on youth cultures around the world, from the Birmingham School to the youthscapes of South Korea. In a timely reappraisal of youth cultures in contemporary times, this collection profiles the best of new research in youth studies written by leading scholars in the field.
Material Child, Paperback (September 2011)
* An original examination of the effects of consumer culture on children. * Draws on a major study the author was commissioned to lead for the UK Government on this topic. * Written by one of the world's top scholars on childhood and media/culture.
Childhood and Consumer Culture, Hardback (August 2010)» View all books by David Buckingham
In recent years children have become an increasingly important consumer market, and there is growing concern about the 'commercialisation' of childhood. This book sheds light on these debates, offering new empirical data and challenging critical perspectives on children's engagement with consumer culture from a wide range of international settings.
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