The Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

The Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

by Sonia Livingstone, Julian Sefton-Green


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479824243
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 05/03/2016
Series: Connected Youth and Digital Futures Series
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Sonia Livingstone is Professor in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE and the author or editor of nineteen books.

Julian Sefton-Green is Principal Research Fellow at the Department of Media & Communication, LSE and an associate professor at the University of Oslo, and the author or editor of eleven books.

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables vii

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: An Invitation to Meet the Class 1

1 Living and Learning in the Digital Age 20

2 A Year of Fieldwork 41

3 Networks and Social Worlds 61

4 Identities and Relationships 85

5 Life at School: From Routines to Civility 107

6 Learning at School: Measuring and "Leveling" the Self 127

7 Life at Home Together and Apart 148

8 Making Space for Learning in the Home 168

9 Learning to Play Music: Class, Culture, and Taste 190

10 Life Trajectories, Social Mobility, and Cultural Capital 212

Conclusion: Conservative, Competitive, or Connected 233

Appendix 255

Notes 269 References 315

Index 339

About the Authors 357

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