Michael Adorjan, Ph.D.Ph.D. in Sociology McMaster University
MA in Criminology University of Toronto
Areas of Research
perceptions of youth online from the perspectives of youth, parents and educators; surveillance and monitoring of youth; digital citizenship and youth activism; cyber risk and social media
public perceptions of crime, safety and security; connections to citizenship
public perceptions of police; role of of social media in mediating these perceptions
perceptions towards and responses to youth crime; policy responses in Canada and Hong Kong; colonialism and citizenship; debates over minimum age of criminal responsibility
empirical studies and epistemological debates of social problems from a social constructionist framework
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