Why media panics about online dangers overlook another urgent concern: creating equitable online opportunities for marginalized youth.
Author: Nathan W. Fisk
An examination of youth Internet safety as a technology of governance, seen in panics over online pornography, predators, bullying, and reputation management.
In this nuanced and thoughtful book, Nathan Fisk carefully sifts through the headlines, 'expert' commentary, and evidence to explore how Internet safety has become a key site of struggle over the power to determine children's opportunities and to control their agency.
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