Growing Up Online: Young People and Digital Technologies / Edition 1

Growing Up Online: Young People and Digital Technologies / Edition 1

by S. Weber
     
 

ISBN-10: 140397814X

ISBN-13: 9781403978141

Pub. Date: 10/17/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

In this cutting-edge anthology, contributors examine the diverse ways in which girls and young women across a variety of ethnic, socio-economic, and national backgounds use digital technology in their everyday lives. They explore identity development, how young women interact with technology, and how race, class, and identity influence game play.

Overview

In this cutting-edge anthology, contributors examine the diverse ways in which girls and young women across a variety of ethnic, socio-economic, and national backgounds use digital technology in their everyday lives. They explore identity development, how young women interact with technology, and how race, class, and identity influence game play.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403978141
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
10/17/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Young People and Technology: Issues and Concepts; S.Weber & S.Dixon Growing Up with New Technologies: A Longitudinal Case Study; S.Weber with J.Weber "I'm The One Who Makes The Lego Racers Go:" Virtual and Actual Space in Videogame Play; S.Giddings Time, Space and Embodiment in Girls' Experiences of Technologies; S.Weber & S.Dixon Computer Games: Methods, Players and Gender; D.Carr Young People Constructing Identities as Game Players and as Game Designers; C.Pelletier The Girls Room: Negotiating Schoolyard Friendships Online; K.Boudreau Blogging: Private Writing in Public Spaces?; B.Bell Children's Experiences of Technologies: Power and Technicity; H.Kennedy & J.Dovey Playing at and with "Tween" Culture: Consuming Popular Culture Websites as an Instance of Critical Digital Literacy; J.Reid-Walsh Consuming Fashion And Producing Meaning Through Online Paper-Doll Sites; R.Willett Surfin' for Idols: Pop "Girls" and Digital Technology; C.Steenbergen Tween Culture and Digital Technologies in the Age of AIDS; C.Mitchell & J.Reid Walsh "There are too many of us for this to be abnormal!!!:" Girls Creating Identity and Forming Community in Pro Ana/Mia Websites; M.Polak New Girl (and New Boy) at the Internet Café: Digital Divides/Digital Futures; G.Sokoya & C.Mitchell Contested Spaces: Public Discourses and Policy Problematics; L.Regan-Shade Re-viewing Girls and New Technologies; S.Dixon & S.Weber

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