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  • Schooling the digital generationby David Buckingham

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95

    This lecture argues that the school should take a much more proactive role in providing students with critical perspectives on media technology and creative opportunities to use it. more...

  • The Material Childby David Buckingham

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    Children today are growing up in an increasingly commercialisedworld. But should we see them as victims of manipulative marketing,or as competent participants in consumer culture? The Material Child provides a comprehensive criticaloverview of debates about children’s changing engagement withthe commercial market. It moves from broad overviews... more...

  • Beyond Technologyby David Buckingham

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Beyond Technology offers a challenging new analysis oflearning, young people and digital media. Disputing both utopianfantasies about the transformation of education and exaggeratedfears about the corruption of childhood innocence, it offers alevel-headed analysis of the impact of these new media on learning,drawing on a wide range of critical research.... more...

  • After the Death of Childhoodby David Buckingham

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95

    What will be the fate of childhood in the twenty-first century?Will children increasingly be living 'media childhoods', dominatedby the electronic screen? Will their growing access to adult mediahelp to abolish the distinctions between childhood and adulthood?Or will the advent of new media technologies widen the gaps betweenthe generations still further?... more...

  • Media Educationby David Buckingham

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    This book examines recent changes in media education and in youngpeople’s lives, and provides an accessible set of principleson which the media curriculum should be based, with a clearrationale for pedagogic practice. David Buckingham is one of the leading international experts inthe field - he has more than twenty years’ experience... more...

  • The Making of Citizensby David Buckingham

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    Based on research conducted in Britain and the US, The Making of Citizens traces the dynamic complexities of young people's interpretations of news, and their judgements about the ways in which key social and political issues are represented. Rather than bemoaning young people's ignorance, he argues that we need to rethink what counts as political... more...

  • Teaching Popular Cultureby David Buckingham

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    Teaching about the media and popular culture has been a major concern for radical educators. Yet in recent years, the hyperbolic rhetoric of "critical pedagogy" has come under attack, not only from theoretical perspectives such as feminism, anti-racism and postmodernism, but also in The Light Of Actual Classroom Experience. The Notion That Teachers... more...

  • Young People, Sex and the Mediaby Professor David Buckingham; Dr Sara Bragg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 46.00

    Are children today growing up too soon? How do they - and their parents - feel about media portrayals of sex and personal relationships? Are the media a corrupting influence, or a potentially positive and useful resource for young people? Drawing on an extensive research project, which investigated children's interpretations of sexual content in films,... more...

  • Video Culturesby Professor David Buckingham; Dr Rebekah Willett

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00

    Over the past decade, there has been a huge increase in ordinary people's access to video production technology. These essays explore the theoretical significance of this trend and its impact on society, as well as examining a wide range of case studies, from camcorders and camera phones to YouTube and citizen journalism. more...

  • Childhood and Consumer Cultureby Professor David Buckingham; Dr Vebjørg Tingstad

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    In recent years children have become an increasingly important consumer market, and there is growing concern about the 'commercialisation' of childhood. This book sheds light on these debates, offering new empirical data and challenging critical perspectives on children's engagement with consumer culture from a wide range of international settings. more...