Everyday Media Play. Children's Playful Media Practices


  • Stine Liv Johansen Associate Professor, PhD, Centre for Children's Literature and Media, Department of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University




Play, Mediatization, Online Communities, Children, Childhood


In contemporary society, there seems to be a conception that children’s play has dramatically changed or that it has been deployed by the massive influence of digital media and technology. Yet, within a framework of mediatization and practice theory, and based on extensive ethnographies in everyday contexts of children, different narratives, genres and communicative patterns occur. In this article, the author draws a broader picture of the current state of play in the lives of children and young people, pointing to relevant dilemmas and nuances in the field. 


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How to Cite

Johansen, S. L. (2018). Everyday Media Play. Children’s Playful Media Practices. Conjunctions. Transdisciplinary Journal of Cultural Participation, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.7146/tjcp.v4i1.103493



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