Kids Online

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September 2009



As the internet and new online technologies are becoming embedded in everyday life, there are increasing questions about their social implications and consequences. Children, young people, and their families tend to be at the forefront of new media adoption, benefiting from early experiences to the new opportunities afforded by the internet, mobile and broadband content, online games, and peer-to-peer technologies. However, they also encounter a range of risky or negative experiences for which they may be unprepared. These risks, the everyday contexts in which they occur, and the ways in which they are being addressed, are all subject to continual change. This book examines the opportunities and risks at hand for children who have access to online technology. Each chapter has a distinct pan-European focus. With its unique comparative approach, the book captures the diverse, topical, and timely expertise generated by the EU Kids Online project, which brings together 60 researchers from


Introduction ~ Sonia Livingstone and Leslie Haddon; Part one: Researching European children online: What we know and don't know ~ Thorbjorn Broddason, Veronica Donoso and Kjartan A"lafsson; Opportunities and pitfalls of cross national comparative research on children and new media ~ Uwe Hasebrink, Kjartan A"lafsson and Vaclav Aetitka; Research with children ~ Bojana Lobe, Jose Alberto Simoes and Bieke Zaman; Cultures of research and policy in Europe ~ Gitte Stald; Part two: Going online: New opportunities?: Opportunities and benefits online ~ Pille Runnel, Veronika Kalmus and Andra Siibak; Young people online: gender and age influences ~ Helen McQuillan and Leen d'Haenens; Social networking and new forms of sociality ~ Patti M. Valkenburg, Cedric Fluckiger and Jochen Peter; Digital divides ~ Panayiota Tsatsou, Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt and Maria Francesca Murru; Part three: Going online: New risks?: Risky contacts ~ Marika Luders, Petter Bae Brandtzag, Elza Dunkels and Cecilia von Feilitzen; Inappropriate content ~ Thomas Wold, Yiannis Laouris, Elza Dunkels and Elena Aristodemou; Problematic conduct ~ Elisabeth Staksrud; Reporting risk ~ Cristina Ponte, Joke Bauwens and Giovanna Mascheroni; 'Mother knows best'? The role of parental mediation in explaining cross national variation in the experience of children's online risk ~ Bojana Lobe, Katia Segers and Liza Tsaliki; Part four: Policy implications: Maximising opportunities and minimising risks for children online ~ Jos de Haan; Parental mediation ~ Lucyna Kirwil, Maialen Garmendia, Carmelo Garitaonandia and Gemma Martinez Fernandez; ICT in schools ~ Ingrid Paus-Hasebrink, Andrea Durager, Christine Wijnen and Kadri Ugur; Media literacy ~ Brian O'Neill and Ingunn Hagen; Conclusion ~ Sonia Livingstone and Leslie Haddon.


Sonia Livingstone is Professor of Social Psychology in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is author or editor of a dozen books and many articles on media audiences, children and the internet, the domestic contexts of media use and media literacy. She directs the EU Kids Online network. Leslie Haddon is Senior Researcher in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE, and Visiting Research Associate at the Oxford Internet Institute and the Institute for Social and Technical Research, University of Essex. His work focuses on the social shaping and consumption of ICT.


"Professor Livingstone and colleagues provide extensive evidence based findings which enable academics, educationalists, policy makers, parents and young people to think beyond anxieties generated by new technologies and make informed decisions about maximizing digital opportunities while managing risks. An impressive and essential book, central to the child digital safety debate." Professor Tanya Byron, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and author of the Byron review: Safer Children in a Digital World
EAN: 9781847424389
ISBN: 1847424384
Untertitel: Opportunities and Risks for Children. black & white tables, figures. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Policy Press
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2009
Seitenanzahl: 296 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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