Childhood is increasingly saturated by technology: from television to the Internet, video games to personal computers. The authors look at the interplay of children and technology and pose critical arguments for how we understand the nature of childhood in late modern society.
Series Editor's Preface Alan Prout 1. Introduction: Relating children, technology, and culture Ian Hutchby and Jo Moran-Ellis PART ONE: NEW TECHNOLOGIES, NEW CHILDHOODS? 2. Home is where the hardware is: Young People, the domestic environment, and access to new technologies Keri Facer, John Furlong, Ruth Furlong, and Rosamund Sutherland 3. Media childhood in three European countries Daniel Suss, Annikka Suoninen, Carmelo Garitaonandia, Paxti Juaristi, Riitta Koikkalainen and Jose A. Oleaga 4. Video Games: Between parents and children Ferran Casas 5. 'Technophobia': Parents' and children's fears about information and communication technologies and the transformation of culture and society Gill Valentine and Sarah Holloway PART TWO:TECHNOLOGIES IN/AS INTERACTION 6. Fabricating friendships: The ordinances of agency in the social use of an everyday medical technology in the school lives of children Ian Robinson and Amber Delahooke 7. Situated knowlede and virtual education: Some real problems with the concept of learning and interactive technolgy Terry A. Hemmings, Karen M. Clarke, Dave Francis, Liz Marr, and Dave Randall 8. The moral status of technology: Being recorded, being heard, and the construction of concerns in child counselling Ian Hutchby 9. Using a computer application to investigate social information processing in children with emotional and behavioural difficulties Ann Jones and Emma Price PART THREE: TECHNOLOGIES AND CULTURES OF CHILDHOOD 10. The extensions of childhood: Technologies, children, and independence Nick Lee 11. Ethics and techno-childhood David Oswell List of Contributors