Negotiating Digital Citizenship: Control, Contest and by Anthony McCosker,Sonja Vivienne,Amelia Johns

By Anthony McCosker,Sonja Vivienne,Amelia Johns

With pervasive use of cellular units and social media, there's a consistent stress among the promise of latest types of social engagement and the specter of misuse and misappropriation, or the danger of injury and harassment.

Negotiating electronic Citizenship explores the range of reports that outline electronic citizenship. those variety from democratic events that recommend social switch through social media structures to the realities of on-line abuse, racial or sexual intolerance, harassment and stalking. youngsters, educators, social carrier services and govt gurus became more and more enlisted in a brand new push to outline and practice ‘good’ electronic citizenship, but there's little consensus on what this time period particularly skill and sparse research of the vested pursuits that force its definition.

The chapters probe the assumption of electronic citizenship, map its use between coverage makers, educators, and activists, and determine avenues for placing the idea that to exploit in bettering the electronic environments and digitally enabled tenets of up to date social existence. The parts of electronic citizenship are dissected via questions of keep watch over over our on-line environments, the different types of contest and activism and chances of electronic tradition and creativity.

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