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Professor David Buckingham

Post
Emeritus Professor of Media and Communications, Loughborough University; Visiting Professor, Sussex University; Visiting Professor, Norwegian Centre for Child Research

Specialisms
Children, young people, media and education: media use, civic participation, consumerism, youth culture, sexuality, media literacy, media regulation, identity

Biography
David Buckingham is a scholar, writer and consultant specializing in young people, media and education. He is an Emeritus Professor at Loughborough University, and a Visiting Professor at Sussex University. David has directed numerous research projects on young people's interactions with media, and on media literacy education, funded by UK research councils, the European Commission and charitable foundations. He has been a consultant for bodies such as UNESCO, the United Nations, Unicef, Ofcom and the UK government. He is the author, co-author or editor of 30 books and more than 240 scholarly articles and book chapters, and his work has been translated into 15 languages. David has been a Visiting Professor at universities in the United States, Australia, Norway, Italy, Hong Kong and South Africa, and has taught and addressed conferences in more than 30 countries around the world. Among his most recent books are The Material Child: Growing Up in Consumer Culture (2011), The Civic Web: Young People, the Internet and Civic Participation (2013) and Youth Cultures in the Age of Global Media (2014). David's website and blog are at: davidbuckingham.net.

Principal publications
Beyond Technology: Children’s Learning in the Age of Digital Media, Polity Press 2007
Media Education: Literacy, Learning and Contemporary Culture, Polity Press 2003
After the Death of Childhood: Growing Up in the Age of Electronic Media, Polity Press 2000
The Making of Citizens: Young People, News and Politics, Routledge 2000
Children Talking Television: The Making of Television Literacy, Falmer Press 1993
The Material Child: Growing Up in Consumer Culture, Polity Press 2011

Website
http://lboro.academia.edu/DavidBuckingham
Website
www.davidbuckingham.net

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