Youth Culture and Net Culture: Online Social Practices: Online Social Practices

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Dunkels, Elza, Franberg, Gun-Marie, Hallgren, Camilla
IGI Global, 31 dec. 2010 - 472 sidor

The globalization of our society has changed the social culture of young people forever. In this day and age, this online social culture is growing in size, shape, and complexity and the need for further study is imperative.

Youth Culture and Net Culture: Online Social Practices aims to engage the complex relationship between technology and youth culture, while outlining the details of various online social activities. This book focuses on generational aspects of online social practices, as well as other facets, such as gender and social class. Presenting the views of young people regarding social practices is paramount in a time when the educational system, policymakers and non-governmental organizations are calling for this knowledge.

 

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Innehåll

Young People and Online Risk
1
Youth and Online Social Networking
17
Swedish Students Online
41
Fat Talk
64
To Be Continued
83
Digital Neighbourhoods
97
The Use of Interactive Media in Identity Construction by Female Undergraduates in a Nigerian University
112
The Representation of Female Friendships on Young Womens Myspace Profiles
126
The Role of Internet Newsgroups in the ComingOut Process of Gay Male Youth
222
The Competent Youths Exposure of Teachers at YouTubese
243
Moving from CyberBullying to CyberKindness
256
Electronic Aggression among Adolescents
278
Ways of ICT Usage Among Mildly Intellectually Disabled Adolescents
296
Gaming and Aggression
316
Young People Sexual Content and Solicitation Online
338
Spirituality in Cybercrime Yahoo Yahoo Activities among Youths in South West Nigeria
357

YouTube as a Performative Arena
153
Young People and Cybersex in a Sexually Conservative Society
171
Youth Sexuality and the Internet
190
Adolescents and Online Dating Attitudes
207
Compilation of References
381
About the Contributors
428
Index
435
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Om författaren (2010)

Elza Dunkels is a senior lecturer at the Department of Applied Educational Science at Ume University, Sweden. Her PhD from 2007 deals with young people?s own perceptions of online dangers. She is currently involved projects concerning online risk, adult?s perceptions of online dangers and sexual exploitation of young people online.

Gun-Marie Fr nberg is Professor in Educational Work at the Department of Applied Educational Science, Ume University, Sweden. Her research interests include social and cultural perspectives on contemporary educational work. There is a particular focus on social values and net cultures at the intersection of age, class, gender and ethnicity.

Camilla H llgren works as a senior lecturer at the department of Applied Educational Science at Ume University in Sweden. She has a PhD in Educational Work, from the same university. Her research interest deals with the complexity of identity, young people, social values and online interactions. [Editor]

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