Phenomenon of Digital Addiction among Rural Digital Juveniles: A survey in rural China

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XinXiang Gao
Thillai Raja Pertheban
Kim Mee Chong
Meiyu Ji


Digital addiction among China's rural juveniles escalates and hampers the harmony and stability of families and society. This paper investigates digital addiction among rural juveniles in China. Semi-structured interviews selected six relevant respondents in rural Shaanxi Province as samples. The study explores the degree, characteristics, causes, effects, and prevention and control of rural juveniles' digital addiction. The findings reveal the importance of digital literacy education, parent-child cognitive dislocation, and the complexity of rural juveniles' digital addiction. The study has limitations, including its limited research perspective and the need for more typical cases for analysis and discussion.

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Gao , X. ., Pertheban, T. R. ., Chong, K. M. ., & Ji, M. . (2023). Phenomenon of Digital Addiction among Rural Digital Juveniles: A survey in rural China . Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies, 8(25), 67–85.


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