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Worried about the wrong things : youth, risk, and opportunity in the digital world

Author: Jacqueline Ryan Vickery
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2017]
Series: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation series on digital media and learning.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's a familiar narrative in both real life and fiction, from news reports to television storylines: a young person is bullied online, or targeted by an online predator, or exposed to sexually explicit content. The consequences are bleak; the young person is shunned, suicidal, psychologically ruined. Jacqueline Ryan Vickery argues that there are other urgent concerns about young people's online experiences besides  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Vickery, Jacqueline Ryan.
Worried about the wrong things
(DLC) 2016038045
(OCoLC)958796434
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Ryan Vickery
ISBN: 9780262339339 0262339331 9780262339346 026233934X
OCLC Number: 1000300063
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 339 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : a generation at risk? --
I. Risk. Historical fears : teens, technology, and anxiety --
Policies of panic : porn, predators, and peers --
Access denied : information, knowledge, and literacy --
Negotiating control : distractions, stress, and boredom --
II. Experiences. Networked sharing : participation, copyright, and values --
Visible privacy : norms, preferences, and strategies --
(Dis)connected pathways : expectations, goals, and opportunities --
Conclusion : opportunity-driven expectations.
Series Title: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation series on digital media and learning.
Responsibility: Jacqueline Ryan Vickery.

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Why media panics about online dangers overlook another urgent concern: creating equitable online opportunities for marginalized youth.  Read more...

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