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Author Johnson, Nicola F., 1976-

Title Teenage technological experts : Bourdieu and the performance of expertise / by Nicola F. Johnson
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2007


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Description viii, 215 leaves ; 30 cm
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 Submitted to the School of Education of the Faculty of Education, Deakin University
Degree conferred 2008
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2007
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (leaves 198-215)
Subject Expertise.
Computers and children -- New Zealand.
Internet and teenagers.
Computer games.
Internet -- Social aspects.
Microcomputers -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Education.
Deakin University. School of Education.