Sexting panic: rethinking criminalization, privacy, and consent

"Sexting Panic illustrates how anxieties about technology and teen girls' sexuality distract from critical questions about how to adapt norms of privacy and consent for new media. Though mobile phones can be used to cause harm, Amy Adele Hasinoff notes that criminalization and abstinence p...

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Main Author: Hasinoff, Amy Adele
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Urbana Chicago Springfield University of Illinois Press [2015]
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Summary:"Sexting Panic illustrates how anxieties about technology and teen girls' sexuality distract from critical questions about how to adapt norms of privacy and consent for new media. Though mobile phones can be used to cause harm, Amy Adele Hasinoff notes that criminalization and abstinence policies meant to curb sexting often fail to account for the distinction between consensual sharing and the malicious distribution of a private image. Hasinoff challenges the idea that sexting inevitably victimizes young women. Instead, she encourages us to recognize young people's capacity for choice and recommends responses to sexting that are realistic and nuanced rather than based on misplaced fears about deviance, sexuality, and digital media"--Publisher description
Item Description:Literaturverzeichnis: Seite 185-216
Physical Description:xi, 222 Seiten Illustrationen 23 cm
ISBN:9780252038983