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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Children and Social Media

Tanya Machin.

in Childhood Studies

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Development Studies. 6686 words.

Social media is increasingly becoming a part of everyday life for many children, with user numbers of social media platforms and applications increasing exponentially each year. Social...

Childhood Studies

Edited by Heather Montgomery.

P ublished online March 2012 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Development Studies.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Sociocultural Approaches to Advertising and Marketing

Amanda E. Staiano and Sandra L. Calvert.

in Childhood Studies

P ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Development Studies. 9199 words.

Marketing is the systematic planning, implementation and control of business activities that seek to unite buyers and sellers typically for the exchange of products but also for the...

Radio, Children, and Young People

Catherine Wilkinson.

in Childhood Studies

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Development Studies. 5329 words.

Children and young people are now living in an era where their daily routines are saturated with different media platforms, competing for their attention. Once such platform is radio. While...

Food

Deborah Albon.

in Childhood Studies

P ublished online February 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Development Studies. 12605 words.

The area of “children and food” contains work from a range of disciplines, including anthropology, sociology, dietetics, and policy studies. This reflects the multidisciplinary interest in...

Television

Máire Messenger Davies.

in Childhood Studies

P ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Development Studies. 11767 words.

Children’s relationship with television has been a major source of scholarship in the humanities and, more particularly, in the social sciences, since the first widespread introduction of...

Orphans

Cheryl Nixon.

in Childhood Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Development Studies. 19771 words.

Bereft of parents, the orphan is a child who requires protection, care, and guidance. The orphan thus reveals his or her culture’s understanding of both the underage child’s essential needs...

Adolescent Consent to Medical Treatment

Emma Cave.

in Childhood Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Development Studies. 8713 words.

Subject to certain exceptions, (e.g., emergency treatment), clinicians need a valid consent before they can treat a patient. This operates both to protect clinicians from liability and to...

New information communication technologies and the development of a children's ‘community of interest’

Tom Cockburn.

in Community Development Journal

July 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5473 words.

This paper is concerned with the potential of new Information Communication Technologies as a means of furthering a children’s ‘community of interest’. A ‘community of interest’ is taken...

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Vocabularies of community

Hilary Yerbury.

in Community Development Journal

April 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5589 words.

There have been many calls to conceptualize or reconceptualize key concepts that have been affected by the changes to ways of living, especially for young people in the late twentieth and...

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