Parenting for a Digital Future: How Hopes and Fears about Technology Shape Children's Lives

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Publisher Description

In the decades it takes to bring up a child, parents face challenges that are both helped and hindered by the fact that they are living through a period of unprecedented digital innovation. In Parenting for a Digital Future, Sonia Livingstone and Alicia Blum-Ross draw on extensive and diverse qualitative and quantitative research with a range of parents in the UK to reveal how digital technologies characterize parenting in late modernity, as parents determine how to forge new territory with little precedent or support. They chart how parents often enact authority and values through digital technologies since "screen time," games, and social media have become both ways of being together and of setting boundaries.

Parenting for a Digital Future moves beyond the panicky headlines to offer a deeply researched exploration of what it means to parent in a period of significant social and technological change.

GENRE
Nonfiction
NARRATOR
CR
Christine Rendel
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
11:12
hr min
RELEASED
2020
September 29
PUBLISHER
Tantor Audio
SIZE
462.8
MB