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Dealing with kids online: a critical study of parenting with reference to Kerala, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Indian Criminology and Forensic Science Association, Perincherri, Thrissur, Kerala, India

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 6, Issue (6), Pages 6-9, June,14 (2017)


Technology equipped society and its positive role in developing the society to this level has given rise to many issues and challenges. High rate of Kids online is one among them. Dealing with such kids is the main challenge in the contemporary society. Parents are struggling to perform the concept of ‘parenting’. The study was done among the school going children of age group 11-18 years. The study was done keeping all the ethical standards of qualitative method and adopted a purposive sampling in the state of Kerala. Some of the main issues that parents come across are unawareness of the technical aspects for better surveillance, extra needs and demands from children, increased aggressiveness, extra trust that they have on children, and etc. This study has carried out to suggest some productive measures for the better parenting too. It is high time to think of a remedial measure to deal with kids online.


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