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Worried About the Wrong Things: Youth, Risk, and Opportunity in the Digital World

Jacqueline Ryan Vickery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036023
eISBN:
9780262339339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036023.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

It’s a familiar narrative in both real life and fiction, from news reports to television storylines: a young person is bullied online, or targeted by an online predator, or exposed to sexually ... More


Factors That Influence Ivorian Women's Risk Perception of STIs and HIV

Kim Longfield

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032535
eISBN:
9780813039305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines the Côte d'Ivoire women's risk perception of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STI). The findings reveal the influence of sexual partners and relationship dynamics ... More


Who Are “Youth-at-Risk”?

Francis Wing-lin Lee

in Nurturing Pillars of Society: Understanding and Working with the Young Generation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028801
eISBN:
9789882207226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028801.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The phrase “youth-at-risk” refer to those who are affiliated with street gangs; those who are drop outs or may drop out from school; and those who abuse substances, are engaged in casual sex, and ... More


Environment and Development in India

S. Ravi Rajan

in China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The purpose of this chapter is to explore some of the key debates about India’s environment and development. It begins by summarising some of the country’s key sustainability indicators. It then ... More


Sustainable Agrifood Systems: Three Emphases

David A. Cleveland

in Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277410
eISBN:
9780520957084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277410.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter analyzes the three main emphases used in defining sustainable agriculture—economic, environmental, and social. These are compared in terms of natural resources, human nature, ... More


Courage, Conquest, and Condoms: Harmful Ideologies of Masculinity and Sexual Encounters in Zambia in the Time of HIV/AIDS

Anthony Simpson

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032535
eISBN:
9780813039305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines how ideologies of masculinity and sexual encounters in Zambia lead to the rejection of condom use and the promotion of sexual risk-taking. This study draws upon research ... More


Developing HIV Behavioral Interventions for Men Who Have Sex with Men: Comparing Experiences from the United States and Australia

Mary Spink Neumann, Jeffrey H. Herbst, and Carolyn A. Guenther-Grey

in AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The histories of the AIDS epidemic in the United States and Australia started similarly, with HIV infection concentrated among men who have sex with men (MSM). Gay communities in both countries ... More


Gender, Poverty, and AIDS Risk: Case Studies from Rural Uganda

Charles B. Rwabukwali

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032535
eISBN:
9780813039305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter contains case studies concerning the relationship between gender, poverty, and AIDS risk in rural Uganda. The findings reveal that poverty is not necessarily a risk factor for HIV, since ... More


Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

in Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Concepts of connection and disconnection are often claimed but rarely challenged: why is it good to connect - people, places, or ideas? This chapter frames our inquiry in terms of theory. Our ... More


Learning at School: Measuring and “Leveling” the Self

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

in Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In chapter 6, we take a close look at something that surprised us. The classroom in VFS in 2011–2012, as in many other UK schools, was heavily framed by the measurement system implemented in support ... More


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