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Author Clark, Lynn Schofield

Title The parent app : understanding families in the digital age / Lynn Schofield Clark

Publisher Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2013


 McDonald 3rd Floor  HQ799.2.I5 C59 2013    AVAILABLE
Call # HQ799.2.I5 C59 2013
Descript xx, 299 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-291) and index
The Parent App is more than an advice manual. As Clark admits, technology changes too rapidly for that. Rather, she puts parenting in context, exploring the meaning of media challenges and the consequences of our responses--for our lives as family members and as members of society
Contents Preface: The parent app and the parent trap -- Part I: Digital and mobile media : cautionary tales. Risk, media, and parenting in a digital age ; Cyberbullying girls, helicopter moms, and internet predators ; Strict parents, gamer high school dropouts, and shunned overachievers -- Part II: Digital media and youth. Identity 2.0 : young people and digital and mobile media ; Less advantaged teens, ethnicity, and digital and mobile media : respect, restriction, and reversal -- Part III: Digital and mobile media and family communication. Communication in families : expressive empowerment and respectful connectedness ; How parents are mediating the media in middle-class and in less advantaged homes ; Media rich and time poor : the emotion work of parenting in a digital age ; Parenting in a digital age : the mediatization of family life and the need to act -- Appendix A: Methodology -- Appendix B: Parents, children, and the media landscape : resources -- Appendix C: Family digital and mobile media agreement
Subject Internet and families
Internet -- Social aspects
Parent and child
Internet and families. fast (OCoLC)fst01747232
Internet -- Social aspects. fast (OCoLC)fst01766793
Parent and child. fast (OCoLC)fst01053308