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Departies: conceptualizing extended youth parties

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Departies: conceptualizing extended youth parties. / Fjær, Eivind Grip; Tutenges, Sébastien.

I: Journal of Youth Studies, Bind 20, Nr. 2, 2017, s. 200-215.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskrift/Konferencebidrag i tidsskrift /Bidrag til avisTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

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Fjær, EG & Tutenges, S 2017, 'Departies: conceptualizing extended youth parties', Journal of Youth Studies, bind 20, nr. 2, s. 200-215. https://doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2016.1206865

APA

Fjær, E. G., & Tutenges, S. (2017). Departies: conceptualizing extended youth parties. Journal of Youth Studies, 20(2), 200-215. https://doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2016.1206865

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Fjær EG, Tutenges S. 2017. Departies: conceptualizing extended youth parties. Journal of Youth Studies. 20(2):200-215. https://doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2016.1206865

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Fjær, Eivind Grip og Sébastien Tutenges. "Departies: conceptualizing extended youth parties". Journal of Youth Studies. 2017, 20(2). 200-215. https://doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2016.1206865

Vancouver

Fjær EG, Tutenges S. Departies: conceptualizing extended youth parties. Journal of Youth Studies. 2017;20(2):200-215. https://doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2016.1206865

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Fjær, Eivind Grip ; Tutenges, Sébastien. / Departies: conceptualizing extended youth parties. I: Journal of Youth Studies. 2017 ; Bind 20, Nr. 2. s. 200-215.

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