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Digital Connections and Family Practices

Silva, Elizabeth (2018). Digital Connections and Family Practices. In: Neves, Barbara and Casimiro, Claudia eds. Connecting Families? Information & Communication Technologies, Generations, and the Life Course. Basingstoke: Policy Press, pp. 273–294.

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Abstract

I frame my discussion of digital connections and family practices under two headings: (1) intergenerational connections, and (2) connections of sexuality, intimacy, and over fractured spaces. A final section discusses research agendas, focusing on what we know, what we need to know and how to go about knowing. In this I claim for the use of multiple methods to develop knowledge about digital transformations in family practices and beyond, vital for current social sciences.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2018 Policy Press
ISBN: 1-4473-3994-0, 978-1-4473-3994-6
Keywords: digital connections; family practices
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Sociology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 56778
Depositing User: Elizabeth Silva
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2018 10:13
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2019 04:41
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/56778
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