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Sexting, intimacy and criminal acts: translating teenage sextualities

Moran-Ellis, J (2012) Sexting, intimacy and criminal acts: translating teenage sextualities In: Policing Sex. Routledge, Taylor & Francis, pp. 115-131. ISBN 0415668050

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This chapter considers the legal regulation of young people under the age of 18 with respect to the practice that has come to be called ‘teenage sexting’. Using studies, case material and newspaper reports from the USA, Canada and the UK, and drawing on some ideas from actor-network theory (Latour 1987) I look at how teenage sexting has been regulated legally and informally and the role of networks and processes of ‘translation’ (Brown and Capdevila 1999) in that.

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Sociology
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Date : 17 May 2012
Uncontrolled Keywords : Sociology, Socio-legal studies, Sexting, Young people, actor network theory
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Date Deposited : 09 Jun 2014 11:03
Last Modified : 09 Jun 2014 13:37

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