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Children and Mobile Phones: Adoption, Use, Impact, and Control

Children and Mobile Phones: Adoption, Use, Impact, and Control

by Barrie Gunter


Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on May 8, 2019

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781789730364
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Publication date: 05/08/2019
Pages: 253
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Barrie Gunter is Emeritus Professor in Media at the University of Leicester, UK. He was Head of the Department of Media and Communication at Leicester (2004-2012) and prior to that, founding Professor of Journalism at the University of Sheffield for 10 years. The early part of Barrie’s career was spent in the broadcasting industry in audience research. Barrie is a psychologist by training who has written and contributed to approximately 70 books and over 400 other publications and reports on media, marketing, business and psychology topics.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Emergence of Mobile Phoning
Chapter 3. The Prevalence of Mobile Phones in Children’s Lives
Chapter 4. Patterns of Mobile Phone Use among Children
Chapter 5. Gender and Mobile Phone Use
Chapter 6. Mobile Phones and Kids’ Social Lives
Chapter 7. Health Risks and Mobile Phones
Chapter 8. Social Risks and Mobile Phones
Chapter 9. Mobiles, Texting and Language Use
Chapter 10. Lasting Impact of Mobile Phones on Children’s Lives
Chapter 11. Regulating Children’s Use of Mobile Phones