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Teenage technological experts : Bourdieu and the performance of expertise

Johnson, Nicola F. 2007, Teenage technological experts : Bourdieu and the performance of expertise, Ph.D. thesis, School of Education, Deakin University.

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Title Teenage technological experts : Bourdieu and the performance of expertise
Author Johnson, Nicola F.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Education
Faculty Faculty of Education
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2007
Keyword(s) Expertise
Computers and children - New Zealand
Internet and teenagers
Computer games
Internet - Social aspects
Microcomputers - Social aspects
Summary This thesis explores the construction of technological expertise amongst a heterogenous group of New Zealand teenagers, specifically regarding their home computer use, which for many of them is their primary site of leisure. Drawing on Pierre Bourdieu's socio-cultural theories, the capital, habitus and field of the teenagers are described.
Notes Degree conferred 2008.
Language eng
Description of original viii, 215 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 306.487
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30023294

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