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ERIC Number: EJ674050
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-1538-8220
Grooming Cybervictims: The Psychosocial Effects of Online Exploitation for Youth.
Berson, Ilene R.
Journal of School Violence, v2 n1 p5-18 2003
Presents an overview of the benefits and risks of Web-based interactions for youth. Discusses, as an illustrative example, the psychosocial effects of online "grooming" practices that are designed to lure and exploit children by enticing them, typically in a nonsexual way, toward a sexual encounter. Suggests constructive solutions and a plan for action to foster protective and productive learning. (SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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