Online Social Behavior Collection: Youth Culture And Net Culture: Online Social Practices, 1st Edition

  • Elza Dunkels
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  • ISBN-10: 1609602110
  • ISBN-13: 9781609602116
  • DDC: 004.67
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 441 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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This book aims to engage the complex relationship between technology and youth culture, while outlining the details of various online social activities. This book focuses on generational aspects of online social practices, as well as other facets, such as gender and social class. Presenting the views of young people regarding social practices is paramount in a time when the educational system, policymakers and non-governmental organizations are calling for this knowledge.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Young Authors' Thoughts on Net Culture.
1: Context of Net Cultures.
2: Young People and Online Risk.
3: Youth and Online Social Networking: From Local Experiences to Public Discourses.
4: Swedish Students Online: An Inquiry into Differing Cultures on the Internet.
5: Identity.
6: Fat Talk: Constructing the Body through Eating Disorders Online among Swedish Girls.
7: To Be Continued… Fan Fiction and the Constructing of Identity.
8: Digital Neighbourhoods: A Sociological Perspective on the Forming of Self-Feeling Online.
9: The Use of Interactive Media in Identity Construction by Female Undergraduates in a Nigerian University.
10: The Representation of Female Friendships on Young Women's MySpace Profiles: The All-Female World and the Feminine ‘Other’.
11: YouTube as a Performative Arena: How Swedish Youth Are Negotiating Space, Community Membership, and Gender Identities through the Art of Parkour.
12: Identity and Sexuality.
13: Young People and Cybersex in a Sexually Conservative Society: A Case Study from Mauritius.
14: Youth, Sexuality and the Internet: Young People's Use of the Internet to Learn about Sexuality.
15: Adolescents and Online Dating Attitudes.
16: The Role of Internet Newsgroups in the Coming-Out Process of Gay Male Youth: An Israeli Case Study1.
17: Contemporary Challenges.
18: The Competent Youth's Exposure of Teachers at
19: Moving from Cyber-Bullying to Cyber-Kindness: What Do Students, Educators and Parents Say?.
20: Electronic Aggression among Adolescents: An Old House with a New Facade (or Even a Number of Houses).
21: Ways of ICT Usage among Mildly Intellectually Disabled Adolescents: Potential Risks and Advantages.
22: Gaming and Aggression: The Importance of Age-Appropriateness in Violent Video Games.
23: Young People, Sexual Content and Solicitation Online.
24: Spirituality in Cybercrime (Yahoo Yahoo) Activities among Youths in South West Nigeria.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.