INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION HAS A CHAPTER BY CIAC RESEARCHER RAQUEL PACHECO
The book Young Children’s Rights in a Digital World. Play, Design and Practice, recently published by Springer Nature, includes a chapter by CIAC researcher Raquel Pacheco, co-authored with Mitsuko Matsumoto, David Poveda, Ana Jorge, Vitor Tomé, Cristina Aliagas and Marta Morgade Salgado.
Under the title “Family Mediating Practices and Ideologies: Spanish and Portuguese Parents of Children Under Three and Digital Media in Homes”, the chapter intends to understand how parents accompany their children under three in the “digital society”, through of their mediation practices and ideologies regarding children’s digital activities. Based on various data (observations/video recordings and interviews with parents at home) gathered in 2017, were analyzed five cases of children from middle-class families in Portugal and Spain.
Young Children’s Rights in a Digital World. Play, Design and Practice, part of the series “Children’s Well-Being: Indicators and Research”, is the first book to bring together research work focused on the rights of very young children in the digital age and on improving their quality of life. In addition, it incorporates research on the entire range of digital toys for children, including plug-in toys, touch screens, smart TVs and smartphones.