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It's Complicated
The Social Lives of Networked Teens

danah boyd

What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Do social media affect the quality of teens’ lives? In this eye-opening book, youth culture and technology expert danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens' use of social media. She explores tropes about identity, privacy, safety, danger, and bullying. Ultimately, boyd argues that society fails young people when paternalism and protectionism hinder teenagers’ ability to become informed, thoughtful, and engaged citizens through their online interactions. Yet despite an environment of rampant fear-mongering, boyd finds that teens often find ways to engage and to develop a sense of identity.

Boyd’s conclusions are es...


2014   296 pp.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300166316  $25.00
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The Bigot
Why Prejudice Persists
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Aggressivity, Narcissism, and Self-Destructiveness in the Psychotherapeutic Relationship
New Developments in the Psychopathology and Psychotherapy of Severe Personality Disorders
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We Wept Without Tears
Testimonies of the Jewish Sonderkommando from Auschwitz
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The Constitutional Parent
Rights, Responsibilities, and the Enfranchisement of the Child
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Becoming Freud
The Making of a Psychoanalyst
 



Blacks in the White Establishment?
A Study of Race and Class in America
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The Brain
Big Bangs, Behaviors, and Beliefs
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Why Nudge?
The Politics of Libertarian Paternalism
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Complaining, Teasing, and Other Annoying Behaviors
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Does Psychoanalysis Work?
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The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child
Volume 67
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The Proteus Paradox
How Online Games and Virtual Worlds Change Us—And How They Don't
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The Bible for Children
From the Age of Gutenberg to the Present
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Made to Play House
Dolls and the Commercialization of American Girlhood, 1830-1930
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Parenting Stress
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Stay
A History of Suicide and the Philosophies Against It
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The Nostalgia Factory
Memory, Time and Ageing
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The App Generation
How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World
 



Friendship
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Philosophy of Dreams
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