play, freedom, childhood – things of the past?

Tim Gill writes in the Guardian blog about “risky childhood” and how it actually might be necessary for children’s development. In a society increasingly obsessed with surveillance, it appears to be getting harder for children to play in freedom, and escape the (well-intended) suffocation of adult eyes. Link: Comment is free: The play’s the thing.

Author: frans

Professor of Information Studies and Interactive Media, esp. Digital Culture and Game Studies in the Tampere University, Finland. Occasional photographer and gardener.

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