The Wired Homestead: An MIT Press Sourcebook on the Internet and the Family

The Wired Homestead: An MIT Press Sourcebook on the Internet and the Family

by Joseph Turow
     
 

Multidisciplinary essays on the effects of the internet on family life, in particular parental oversight of children's use of the World Wide Web.See more details below

Overview

Multidisciplinary essays on the effects of the internet on family life, in particular parental oversight of children's use of the World Wide Web.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262700948
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
06/06/2003
Series:
MIT Press Sourcebooks
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
514
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction1
IThe New World in Context21
1Family Boundaries, Commercialism, and the Internet: A Framework for Research25
2Disintermediating the Parents: What Else Is New?45
3Historical Trends in Research on Children and the Media: 1900-196053
4The Impact of the Internet on Children: Lessons from Television73
5Television and the Internet93
IIOn Parents and Kids117
6Data on Family and the Internet: What Do We Know and How Do We Know It?121
7A Family Systems Approach to Examining the Role of the Internet in the Home141
8The Internet and the Family: The Views of Parents and Youngsters161
9Mediated Childhoods: A Comparative Approach to Young People's Changing Media Environment in Europe207
10Outlook and Insight: Young Danes' Uses of the Internet - Navigating Global Seas and Local Waters227
11Sex on the Internet: Issues, Concerns and Implications261
IIIThe Wired Homestead and Online Life283
12The Internet's Implications for Home Architecture287
13Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Family Perspectives on the Future of the Home PC291
14Women, Guilt, and Home Computers325
15"Nobody Lives Only in Cyberspace": Gendered Subjectivities and Domestic Use of the Internet337
16Internet Paradox Revisited347
17Virtuality and Its Discontents385
IVThe Wired Homestead and Civic Life399
18Three for Society: Households and Media in the Creation of Twenty-first Century Communities403
19When Everyone's Wired: Use of the Internet in Networked Communities423
20Community Building on the Web439
21Examining Community in the Digital Neighborhood: Early Results from Canada's Wired Suburb455
Contributors477
Name Index479
Subject Index487

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