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Global Kids Online: researching children's rights globally in the digital age

Stoilova, Mariya and Livingstone, Sonia and Kardefelt-Winther, Daniel (2016) Global Kids Online: researching children's rights globally in the digital age. Global Studies of Childhood, 6 (4). pp. 455-466. ISSN 2043-6106

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Identification Number: 10.1177/2043610616676035

Abstract

Drawing on an ongoing international research project, Global Kids Online, this article examines the theoretical and methodological challenges of conducting global research on children’s rights in the digital age at a time of intense socio-technological change and contested policy development. Arguing in favour of critically rethinking existing research frameworks and measures for new circumstances, we report on the experience of designing a research toolkit and piloting this in four countries on four continents. We aim to generate national and cross-national insights that can benefit future researchers and research users concerned to build a robust evidence base to understand children’s rights in the digital age. It is hoped that such experiences will prompt wider lessons for the unfolding research and policy agenda

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/journal/global-st...
Additional Information: © 2016 The Authors
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2017 12:04
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2017 10:20
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/69962

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