Technology-nonhuman-child assemblages: reconceptualising rural childhood roaming

@article{Smith2018TechnologynonhumanchildAR,
  title={Technology-nonhuman-child assemblages: reconceptualising rural childhood roaming},
  author={Thomas Aneurin Smith and Ria Ann Dunkley},
  journal={Children's Geographies},
  year={2018},
  volume={16},
  pages={304 - 318}
}
ABSTRACT This paper argues for reconceptualising how children use technology ‘outdoors’ as a technology-nonhuman-child assemblage, or roaming pathway. Founded in contemporary fears about children’s reduced opportunities to access nature and roam in rural environments, in part due to the ubiquitous presence of technology in their lives, we instead illustrate how the agencies of technologies and plants are folded into children’s outdoor roaming. Combining visual methods, video analysis and… 
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