Reading audiences young people and the media

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Published by Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin"s Press in Manchester, New York, New York, NY, USA .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain.


  • Mass media and youth.,
  • Mass media and youth -- Great Britain.,
  • Popular culture.,
  • Popular culture -- Great Britain.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by David Buckingham.
ContributionsBuckingham, David, 1954-
LC ClassificationsHQ799.2.M35 R43 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1405384M
ISBN 100719038693, 0719038707
LC Control Number93013598

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