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Protecting children in the digital society [chapter]

Louis Fourie
2020 Childhood Vulnerabilities in South Africa: Some Ethical Perspectives  
PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY In order to protect children from the dangers of the digital world, parents should teach their children to use the internet in a focused manner.  ...  Children are, from their birth, imbued with a constant stream of digital technology shaping their life experiences, perceptions, ideas and worldviews and are at the epicentre of ICT changes (Valentine  ... 
doi:10.18820/9781928480952/10 fatcat:xbopo6favzhvzb7ovstqwqkxce

African-American Children's Active Reasoning about Media Texts as a Precursor to Media Literacy in the United States

Renee Hobbs, Michael RobbGrieco
2012 Journal of Children and Media  
We gratefully acknowledge the assistance of teachers and school administrators from the participating school in supporting data collection.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors jointly collaborated on this research.  ...  We asked children to describe their feelings about parental involvement with an open-ended opinion prompt and categorized children's comments about parental involvement in media and technology use by identifying  ... 
doi:10.1080/17482798.2012.740413 fatcat:lf3kfcovrncwvin7f3vzjzgxde

Developing obesity prevention interventions among minority ethnic children in schools and places of worship: The DEAL (DiEt and Active Living) study

Maria J Maynard, Graham Baker, Emma Rawlins, Annie Anderson, Seeromanie Harding
2009 BMC Public Health  
We used a mixture of focus group discussions, in-depth interviews and structured questionnaires to explore what children, parents, grandparents, teachers and religious leaders think hinder and promote  ...  It investigated the use of a population approach (in schools) and a targeted approach (in places of worship).  ...  We are grateful to all study participants -the children and their families, schools and teachers, and the religious and other community leaders.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-480 pmid:20025775 pmcid:PMC2806304 fatcat:ufrozmseizfujptle3anpqgoxm

Behind the high-tech fetish: Children, work and media use across classes in India

Shakuntala Banaji
2015 International Communication Gazette  
A dearth of media might seem idyllic to urban parents tired of being pestered for an ipad or the latest game.  ...  and narratives of media-rich and media-deprived children in areas of the global south.  ...  Acknowledgements Banaji (In Press) International Communication Gazette -Children, work and media in India 23 With deep gratitude to all the children who generously gave their time for this research;  ... 
doi:10.1177/1748048515597874 fatcat:ojgvh4elkrbxxovns35tpwbxs4

Children as Cosmopolitan Citizens: Reproducing and Challenging Cultural Hegemony

Markéta Supa, Vlastimil Nečas, Jana Rosenfeldová, Victoria Nainova
2021 International Journal of Multicultural Education  
to their transnational participation and cooperation with the use of digital and social media.  ...  in mainstream media can limit their capability and willingness to act and think as such.  ...  Their future use of digital and social media might be reproducing cultural hegemony and deepening the societal divide, or it can be challenging these entities and positively contributing to cosmopolitan  ... 
doi:10.18251/ijme.v23i2.2269 fatcat:6x6ihizxfnfttnqq2tkk3aknhq

Internet, Children, and Youth [chapter]

Sonia Livingstone
2011 The Handbook of Internet Studies  
Nyboe & Drotner (in press) describes a school-based Danish animation project that deliberately broke with school routine and teacher-pupil hierarchies to enable pupils to co-design a digital animation  ...  Nonetheless, children, young people and their families tend to be in the vanguard of new media adoption.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781444314861.ch16 fatcat:3fqc3giddjfm5ft5hq24q2si3y

LINGUISTICALLY MARGINALIZED CATEGORY OF CHILDREN: A CASE OF THREE COMPOUNDS IN LUSAKA CITY, ZAMBIA

Lufeyo Chitondo
2021 Zenodo  
contribute in preventing this category of children to have enough access to the speech of their ancestors.  ...  The purpose of the study was to analyze how children between the ages of one day to five years are linguistically marginalized in their own communities.  ...  This view makes parents and other caretakers in African communities avoid the use of their (the parent"s) familiar languages ( these are in most cases the parent"s mother tongues) while talking to their  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5875861 fatcat:tc7zuoh4grfzfcxyc7afjwilye

Sink or Swim: Virtual Life Challenges among African American Families during COVID-19 Lockdown

Adaobi Anakwe, Wilson Majee, Kemba Noel-London, Iris Zachary, Rhonda BeLue
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
This study explores African American parents' experiences with using technology to engage their children in meaningful activities (e.g., e-learning) during COVID-19 and its impact on family health.  ...  Majority of participants reported stresses from feelings of "sink or swim" in a digital world, without supports from schools to effectively provide for their children's technology needs.  ...  We also acknowledge the support of all those who willingly shared their time to review the many iterations of this manuscript. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18084290 pmid:33919524 fatcat:mcpfiz5kojhexmfbgzchue53qu

Drug abuse among street children

Yahya Muhammed Bah
2019 COUNS-EDU: The International Journal of Counseling and Education  
This study sought to determine the risk and prevalence of drug abuse among street children focusing on those in the car parks.  ...  Marijuana is the most commonly abused drug. Though in the minority, some have started experimenting cocaine/coke, hashish; and heroin.  ...  Though in the minority some children have started abusing hard drugs.  ... 
doi:10.23916/0020190416610 fatcat:jdkue57uabdmhiedualnxhwday

Board Games as Interview Tools: Creating a Safe Space for Unaccompanied Refugee Children

Annamária Neag
2019 Media and Communication  
Since the emergence of the new sociology of childhood in the late 1980s, there has been an increasing expectation to engage children actively and to take their views seriously throughout the research process  ...  The article presents the use of bespoke, artisanal board games in cross-national interview settings with unaccompanied refugee children.  ...  The author thanks the anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments and Stephen Andriano-Moore for editing the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.17645/mac.v7i2.1817 fatcat:vszcxsckmjda3knefr2vzsjtky

Opportunity Neighborhoods for Latino and African American Children

Anna Maria Santiago, George C Galster, Jessica Lucero, Karen J Ishler, Eun Lye Lee, Georgios Kypriotakis, Lisa Stack
2014 Social Science Research Network  
We hope that the results of this study will help guide government officials in their decisions about how best to support the development of opportunity neighborhoods for all children.  ...  We are especially grateful to all of the families who participated in the Denver Child Study for their willingness to share their lives and experiences with us.  ...  Exposure to School Violence Analysis Over the course of their school careers, children in our study could have been exposed to violence in their school settings as witnesses or victims.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2563141 fatcat:e2pw3dqmxffvrece5zy4kuxr2a

Safeguarding the Igbo language through teaching Igbo children in diaspora

Angela Ụ.N. Nwankwere, Benjamin I. Mmadike, Cecilia A. Eme
2017 OGIRISI a New Journal of African Studies  
This paper, aimed at encouraging Igbo parents to go the extra mile of transmitting Igbo to their children to ensure its safe and secure future, examined the possibility of Igbo parents creating an enabling  ...  The study shows that diaspora parents can lead their children not only to understand but to speak Igbo.  ...  Hence, they vehemently prohibit the use of Igbo in the family. Such parents endeavour to enroll their children in schools that do not include the local languages in their curriculum.  ... 
doi:10.4314/og.v13i1.9 fatcat:hqdvdju2drhidhivog32roo4bu

Prenatal diagnosis and the selection of children

Jeffrey R Botkin
2003 Florida State University law review. Florida State University. College of Law  
Parents do try to influence and control the lives of their children to a significant extent, but, ultimately, children mature and move toward their own independent goals in life.  ...  INTRODUCTION For many adults, a central concern in life is the health and welfare of their children.  ... 
pmid:15083831 fatcat:y6gm32i2prc2dpmhywj7cusknq

The Role of Online Social Support in Supporting and Educating Parents of Young Children With Special Health Care Needs in the United States: A Scoping Review

Beth A DeHoff, Lisa K Staten, Rylin Christine Rodgers, Scott C Denne
2016 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
CSHCN, and that young parents in recent years have most often been finding this parent-to-parent support through digital media, particularly social media, consistent with the theory of online social support  ...  Methods: A scoping review identified the challenges, coping mechanisms, and support needs among parents of CSHCN, and the reach and effectiveness of digital technologies with these families and health  ...  Acknowledgments Scott C Denne, MD, was funded in part by the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, which is supported by National Institutes of Health grant #UL1TR001108.  ... 
doi:10.2196/jmir.6722 pmid:28007689 pmcid:PMC5216258 fatcat:rund7bwvtbfaznft3j67ps4vpu

Supporting disengaged children and young people living with diabetes to self-care: a qualitative study in a socially disadvantaged and ethnically diverse urban area

Darren Sharpe, Mohsen Rajabi, Angela Harden, Abdul Rehman Moodambail, Vaseem Hakeem
2021 BMJ Open  
taking behaviours in the context of their life-worlds.  ...  However, they found structural barriers in their health and educational pathways as well as disparities in the quality of support at critical moments along the life course.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank all participants and healthcare providers who contributed their time to share their perspectives with us.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046989 pmid:34645656 fatcat:ygndvslbdffhfhgjr5aerdtv7m
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