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Children And New Media

Subtitle: India

Authored By: J. Josephine

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 978-81-7273-472-5

Year of Publication: 2009

Pages: 180

                                       Binding: Hardcover

Category:  Media

Price in Rs. 420.00

                             Price in (USA) $. 16.8

Inclusive of All Taxes (After 30% Discount on the Printed Price)

Book Description

Book Contents


1. Children’s Digital Media Landscape; 2. Children And New Media: Is There A Gender Bias?; 3. The Good, The Bad And The ‘WOTEvr’: The Discourses And Realities Of Children And Their Use Of Mobile (Cell) Phones In Australia; 4. Internet As Social Space For Young Women; 5. Video Gaming Habits Of High School Children In Chennai; 6. Profile Of Children With Free Access To The Internet, Compared To Children Who Pay For Such Access; 7. The Use Of New Media Among The Sri Lankan Refugee Children In Tamil Nadu, India; 8. Online Vulnerabilities And Habits Of School Children In Chennai; Index


About the Book


New Media Today Are An Ubiquitous Feature Of Our Children’s Lives. Consuming Media Seems To Have Outstripped Reading And Other Favourite Pastimes Of Children. Most Children Between The Age Groups Of 3 And 18 Spend Longer Hours Of The Day At Home And Outside, Watching Television, Playing Video Games, Surfing The Net Or Using Other Forms Of New Media Gadgets.


Focusing On The Impacts Of New Media In Childhood, This Book Sets Out To Address Many Of The Questions, Fears, And Hopes Regarding The Changing Place Of Media In The Lives Of Today’s Children. As A Resource For Researchers And Students In Media And Communication Studies, This Volume Provides Crucial Insights Into The Role Of Media In The Lives Of Children. The Findings Included Will Also Be Of Interest To Policymakers In Media, Technology And Education Throughout The World.

About the Author


Dr. J. Josephine has Been Associated With The Communication Field For The Last 32 Years In Teaching And Research. She Was Associated With The Department Of Mass Media And Communication Studies, University Of Madras Since 1976. Currently Associated As A Visiting Faculty At The Department Of Visual Communication, Holy Cross College, Trichy And The Department Of Communication, Gurukul Theological College And Research Institute, Chennai.