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The politics of children's internet use

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How children use the Internet is a key issue for social research. But as this chapter makes clear, it is also a topic fraught with controversy, and frequently the focus of a media-led moral panic. While the Internet offers children and young people unique opportunities for education, entertainment, and the development of key social, motor, and media literacy skills, it also poses a number of risks, such as those relating to adult content, inappropriate contact, bullying, and even blackmail. H...

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10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661992.003.0005

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University of Oxford
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SSD
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Oxford Internet Institute
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Host title:
Society and the Internet: How Networks of Information and Communication are Changing Our Lives
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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827194
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9780199661992
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2018-03-01

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