Teens on the telephone

Eleanor Wynn (Editor of Interactive Intelligence, 19363 Willamette Drive, West Linn, OR 97068, USA)
James Katz (School of Communication, Information and Library Studies (SCILS) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 4 Huntington Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901‐1071, USA)


ISSN: 1463-6697

Publication date: 1 August 2000


Analyses teen phone behaviour – regarding conversational skills among some boys with girls. Reveals some interesting household co‐ordination and parental supervision issues around the use of the telephone. Concludes that, as there is an advance in technology, more and more services will be used creatively to resolve conflict between social control and monitoring and individual identity.



Wynn, E. and Katz, J. (2000), "Teens on the telephone", info, Vol. 2 No. 4, pp. 417-429. https://doi.org/10.1108/14636690010801636




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