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Author Clark, Lynn Schofield.
Title The parent app : understanding families in the digital age / Lynn Schofield Clark.
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2013.
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Description xx, 299 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-291) and index.
Contents Risk, media, and parenting in a digital age -- Cyberbullying girls, helicopter moms, and internet predators -- Strict parents, gamer high school dropouts, and shunned overachievers -- Identity 2.0 : young people and digital and mobile media -- Less advantaged teens, ethnicity, and digital and mobile media : respect, restriction, and reversal -- 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.
Summary 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.
Subject Internet and families.
Internet -- Social aspects.
Parent and child.
ISBN 9780199899616 alkaline paper
0199899614 alkaline paper
OCLC number 778636772