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Disconnected Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap

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ISBN-10: 0262028069

ISBN-13: 9780262028066

Edition: 2014


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Fresh from a party, a teen posts a photo on Facebook of a friend drinking a beer. Acollege student repurposes an article from Wikipedia for a paper. A group of players in amultiplayer online game routinely cheat new players by selling them worthless virtual accessoriesfor high prices. In Disconnected, Carrie James examines how young people and theadults in their lives think about these sorts of online dilemmas, describing ethical blind spots anddisconnects. Drawing on extensive interviews with young people between the agesof 10 and 25, James describes the nature of their thinking about privacy, property, andparticipation online. She identifies three ways that young people approach online…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 9/19/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 198
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English