Anja Riita Lahikainen, Tiina Mälkiä, and Katja Repo (Eds.), Media, Family Interaction and the Digitalization of Childhood

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Media, Family Interaction and the Digitalization of Childhood. Anja Riita LahikainenTiina Mälkiä & Katja Repo (Eds.), Media, Family Interaction and the Digitalization of Childhood. Cheltenham and Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017, xii + 224 pp. ISBN 9781785366666, £85.00 (hbk) Reviewed by:Catherine Page Jeffery, University of Canberra, Australia. Media, Family Interaction and the Digitalization of Childhood. presents an edited collection of individual works stemming from the Finnish research project ‘Media, Family Interaction and Children’s Wellbeing’. Using video cameras placed within the homes of 26 Finnish families with a five- or 12-year-old child, this project documented the family interactions that occurred around different forms of media. Through an ethnomethodological approach and conversation analysis of the recorded data, the book considers the various ways in which media shapes family interaction, with a particular focus on child socialization.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)436–440
Number of pages4
JournalMobile Media and Communication
Volume8
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Sep 2020

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