© 2012

Online Child Safety

Law, Technology and Governance


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Online Child Safety

  3. Back Matter
    Pages 305-348

About this book


This work explores the growing convergence between youth culture and digital communication technologies and the corresponding challenges posed to policymakers, examining the current governance debate on online child safety.


children communication media literacy Nation Online social policy youth

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Liverpool Law SchoolLiverpool UniversityUK

About the authors

JOSEPH SAVIRIMUTHU is Lecturer in Law at the Liverpool Law School, University of Liverpool, UK. He is co-editor ofa special issue on 'Identity, Privacy and New Technologies' for the International Journal of Intellectual Property Management.

Bibliographic information


'Online Child Safety: Law, Technology and Governance provides a timely, broad-ranging and well written examination of the key stakeholders, challenges , tensions and legal frameworks which characterise the governance issues associated with online child safety.' - Jo Bryce, COUNTER Project Coordinator & Director of Research Cyberspace Research Unit in the School of Psychology, University of Central Lanashire, UK