Youth, Pornography, and the Internet

Youth, Pornography, and the Internet

Youth, Pornography, and the Internet examines approaches to protecting children and teens from Internet pornography, threats from sexual predators operating on-line, and other inappropriate material on the Internet.


The book discusses social and educational strategies, technological tools, and policy options for how to teach children to make safe and appropriate decisions about what they see and experience on the Internet. It includes lessons learned from case studies of community efforts to intervene in kids exposure to Internet porn.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Technology
  • The Adult Online Entertainment Industry
  • Legal and Regulatory Issues
  • Children, Media, and Exposure to Sexually Explicit Material
  • The Research Base on the Impact of Exposure to Sexually Explicit Material: What Theory and Empirical Studies Offer
  • Beyond the Science: Perspectives on Impact and the Public Debate
  • Approaches to Protection from Inappropriate Material
  • Legal and Regulatory Tools
  • Social and Educational Strategies to Develop Personal and Community Responsibility
  • A Perspective on Technology-Based Tools
  • Technology-Based Tools for Users
  • Technology-Based Tools Available to Non-End Users
  • Findings, Conclusions, and Future Needs

Book Details

Author(s): Dick Thornburgh and Herbert S. Lin.
Format(s): PDF, HTML
File size: 8.76 MB
Number of pages: 481
Link: Download.

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