Children and sexting: The case for intergenerational co-learning

Lee, Nick and Hewett, Angela and Rübner Jørgensen, Clara Helene and Turner, Jerome and Wade, Alex and Weckesser, Annalise (2018) Children and sexting: The case for intergenerational co-learning. Childhood, 25 (3). pp. 385-399. ISSN 0907-5682

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Children’s sexting is presented as an emergent outcome of technology-based innovation in children’s peer-to-peer relations. We argue that it calls for creative responses that draw on adults’ and children’s understandings and views and on exchanges of these. We describe, and make the case for, intergenerational co-learning as a practice that could foster such creativity, as a pathway for children’s participation in the debate, and as a means by which media regulators, children’s service providers, and social media companies can consider and address their capabilities and responsibilities.

Item Type: Article
Identification Number:
18 April 2018Accepted
18 May 2018Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Agency, co-learning, intergenerational, participation, responsibility, sexting, social media
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-01 - sociology, social policy and anthropology > CAH15-01-02 - sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > Centre for Social Care, Health and Related Research (C-SHARR)
Depositing User: Annalise Weckesser
Date Deposited: 30 May 2018 11:17
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2022 17:15

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