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Parental responsibility, hyper-parenting and the role of technology

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This chapter explores the impact of technology on parenthood. It draws out some of the themes raised by the genetic enhancement debate, arguing that they reflect some of the current themes in contemporary parenthood. Particularly pertinent is the phenomenon of hyper-parenting, which itself often relies on technology to enable surveillance of children. It is argued that this practice reflects the political and popular rhetoric around conceptions of parental responsibility, which has been picke...

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10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199680832.013.18

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University of Oxford
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SSD
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Law
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Law Faculty
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Pages:
405-420
Host title:
Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology
Publication date:
2017-07-20
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655887
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9780199680832
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2016-10-29

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