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Youth Online: Identity and Literacy in the Digital Age

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Youth Online chronicles the stories of young people from several countries the US, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, and Holland and their interactions in online communities over a seven-year period. It examines how young people construct their identities in various social contexts: social, fantasy, role-playing; and for various social purposes: leadership, learning, power, ...more
Hardcover, 242 pages
Published July 13th 2007 by Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (first published July 1st 2007)
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I thought this book was really interesting and definitely worth the read. Because I have heard all my life of the dangerous of being online too often, it was refreshing to read a perspective that celebrates the skills and development teenagers are gaining through being and participating online. While reading the book, there were a few times where "but what about. . ." questions entered my mind. I wanted to know more about what the author thought about children who weren't able to stay safe ...more
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Angela Thomas is the best-selling author of numerous books including DO YOU THINK I'M BEAUTIFUL and MY SINGLE MOM LIFE. She is a gifted teacher and story-teller speaking to thousands each year. Angela teaches and transparently shares life experiences that draw her and others into a deeper passion for knowing God. Thomas graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill & Dallas ...more
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