Lecture+10+-+Family+Relationships+pt+2

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Unformatted text preview: Family Rela*onships pt. 2 Reading for Tuesday - 10/11 • CMC Ch. 9 • Bring ques1ons you have about material covered to date. 2 Growing up Online • Growing Up Online – – – – – – Communica1ng with family members School Communica1ng with friends and students from school Iden1ty management of adolescents Predators Social support • The Internet does not necessarily create all these things, but rather allows them to take place or, some1mes, promotes them. 3 Children and Exposure to Technology • Pew Internet & American Life Survey (2008) – 71 percent of children age 12 - 17 owen a cell phone • 70 percent of children 12 - 13 own a personal game system • From 2004/2005 Trend in Media Report – Children age 8 - 18 (2004) • 5 hrs 48 minutes of electronic media use a day on average – Children 6 and younger (2005) • 2 hrs 24 minutes of electronic media use – PLUS an average of 3 to 4 hours of television use 4 Children and Exposure to Pornography • Mesch study, 2009 – 984 adolescents from a 2004 survey conducted in Israel • Wolak et. al. 2007 in Pediatrics – 1500 children 10 - 17 years old – Phone survey – 42 percent reported being exposed to pornography • 66 percent said exposure was unwanted • Most likely to encounter pornography if you’re: – using file sharing programs – depressed or at- risk – talking to strangers online 5 Systems Theory • Drawn from von Bertalanffy’s general systems theory • In comm, extends from Watzlawick, Beavin and Jackson’s (1967) Pragma*cs of Human Communica*on • Seven fundamental elements – – – – – – – Nonsumma1vity Interdependence Hierarchy Interac1on with the environment Homeostasis Morphogenesis Equifinality 6 The Family as a System • Is the family a system? – What defines that system? • Levels of hierarchy • Different systems of interac1on / norms 7 ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course COMMUNICAT 192:354 taught by Professor Weber during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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