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Selfies, Image and the Re-making of the Body

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Selfies, Image and the Re-making of the Body. / Tiidenberg, Katrin; Gomez-Cruz, Edgar.

I: Body and Society, Bind 21, Nr. 4, 2015, s. 77.

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

Harvard

Tiidenberg, K & Gomez-Cruz, E 2015, 'Selfies, Image and the Re-making of the Body', Body and Society, bind 21, nr. 4, s. 77. https://doi.org/10.1177/1357034X15592465

APA

Tiidenberg, K., & Gomez-Cruz, E. (2015). Selfies, Image and the Re-making of the Body. Body and Society, 21(4), 77. https://doi.org/10.1177/1357034X15592465

CBE

Tiidenberg K, Gomez-Cruz E. 2015. Selfies, Image and the Re-making of the Body. Body and Society. 21(4):77. https://doi.org/10.1177/1357034X15592465

MLA

Tiidenberg, Katrin og Edgar Gomez-Cruz. "Selfies, Image and the Re-making of the Body". Body and Society. 2015, 21(4). 77. https://doi.org/10.1177/1357034X15592465

Vancouver

Tiidenberg K, Gomez-Cruz E. Selfies, Image and the Re-making of the Body. Body and Society. 2015;21(4):77. doi: 10.1177/1357034X15592465

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Tiidenberg, Katrin ; Gomez-Cruz, Edgar. / Selfies, Image and the Re-making of the Body. I: Body and Society. 2015 ; Bind 21, Nr. 4. s. 77.

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