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Sexting panic : rethinking criminalization, privacy, and consent

Author: Amy Adele Hasinoff
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2015
Series: Feminist media studies (University of Illinois (System). Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sexting Panic illustrates how anxieties about technology and teen girls' sexuality distract from critical questions about how to adapt norms of privacy and consent for new media. Though mobile phones can be used to cause harm, Amy Adele Hasinoff notes that criminalization and abstinence policies meant to curb sexting often fail to account for the distinction between consensual sharing and the malicious distribution  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Adele Hasinoff
ISBN: 9780252080623 0252080629
OCLC Number: 925869338
Description: xi, 222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Typical responses to sexting. The criminalization consensus and the right to sext --
Beyond teenage biology --
Self-esteem advice and blame --
Alternative ways to think about sexting. Sexualization and participation --
Information and consent
Series Title: Feminist media studies (University of Illinois (System). Press)
Responsibility: Amy Adele Hasinoff

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"Sexting Panic illustrates how anxieties about technology and teen girls' sexuality distract from critical questions about how to adapt norms of privacy and consent for new media. Though mobile phones can be used to cause harm, Amy Adele Hasinoff notes that criminalization and abstinence policies meant to curb sexting often fail to account for the distinction between consensual sharing and the malicious distribution of a private image. Hasinoff challenges the idea that sexting inevitably victimizes young women. Instead, she encourages us to recognize young people's capacity for choice and recommends responses to sexting that are realistic and nuanced rather than based on misplaced fears about deviance, sexuality, and digital media"--Publisher description

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Diamond Anniversary Book Award, National Communication Association (NCA), 2016. "Compelling. . . . Academic-activist orientation brings together interdisciplinary scholarly rigor and insightful Read more...

 
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