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Children Online: Research and Evidence

Understanding theory: What are the key theories and debates?

The study of children’s digital lives is a dynamic and multidisciplinary field. Each discipline offers its own concepts, theories and explanations. This can make it hard to reconcile the differences or follow the debates.

To help you get comfortable with key theories and debates, we share some resources for guidance and inspiration.

CO:RE resources

External Resources

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Key areas of children’s digital lives

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