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Cultural anthropologist Mizuko Ito on kids’ participation in new media culture

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Cultural anthropologist Dr. Mizuko Ito recently published a draft about kids’ participation in new media culture, reports Nicolas Nova in Pasta & Vinegar.

The paper, entitled “Mobilizing the Imagination in Everday Play: The Case of Japanese Media Mixes”, addresses the question of how young people mobilise the media and the imagination in everyday life and and how new media change this dynamic.

The paper will appear in The International Handbook of Children, Media and Culture, edited by Sonia Livingstone and Kirsten Drotner.

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