Children and young people's cultural worlds

Children and young people's cultural worlds

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Growing up in an increasingly media-saturated, commercial, and globalized world, children and young people in contemporary society encounter and must creatively adapt to a range of cultural phenomena. Offering a critical introduction to childhood in the digital age, Children and Young People's Cultural Worlds challenges common concepts and concerns about childhood innocence held by many adults. It examines the diversity of childhood experiences and relationships--the distinctiveness of children's worlds--and explores topics such as the consequences of age and the experience of living in different cultural contexts. Utilizing contributions from scholars in a variety of different fields, it is interdisciplinary and international in scope. Including resources for teachers and students such as learning outcomes, activities, and additional readings and commentary, this well-written and beautifully presented book will be a valuable resource to anyone interested in new perspectives on childhood in the digital age.However, this is not to say that all young people experienced Neopets in the same way, as Robinson and Horsta#39;s (2010) ... explorer-investigators, children who were principally involved in following quests or solving mysteries . self- stampers, anbsp;...

Title:Children and young people's cultural worlds
Author:Sara Bragg, Mary Jane Kehily
Publisher:Policy Press - 2013-01-01


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