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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Media Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Media literacy

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDonaldo Macedo (Editor), Shirley R. Steinberg (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages710
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11398390M
ISBN 100820497266
ISBN 109780820497266

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