Grief and everyday life: Bereaved parents' negotiations of presence across media

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Grief and everyday life : Bereaved parents' negotiations of presence across media. / Christensen, Dorthe Refslund; Sandvik, Kjetil.

The Media and the Mundane: Communication Across Media in Everyday Life. ed. / Kjetil Sandvik; Anne Mette Thorhauge; Bjarki Valtysson. 1. ed. Göteborg : Nordicom, 2016. p. 105-11.

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Harvard

Christensen, DR & Sandvik, K 2016, Grief and everyday life: Bereaved parents' negotiations of presence across media. in K Sandvik, AM Thorhauge & B Valtysson (eds), The Media and the Mundane: Communication Across Media in Everyday Life. 1 edn, Nordicom, Göteborg, pp. 105-11.

APA

Christensen, D. R., & Sandvik, K. (2016). Grief and everyday life: Bereaved parents' negotiations of presence across media. In K. Sandvik, A. M. Thorhauge, & B. Valtysson (Eds.), The Media and the Mundane: Communication Across Media in Everyday Life (1 ed., pp. 105-11). Göteborg: Nordicom.

Vancouver

Christensen DR, Sandvik K. Grief and everyday life: Bereaved parents' negotiations of presence across media. In Sandvik K, Thorhauge AM, Valtysson B, editors, The Media and the Mundane: Communication Across Media in Everyday Life. 1 ed. Göteborg: Nordicom. 2016. p. 105-11

Author

Christensen, Dorthe Refslund ; Sandvik, Kjetil. / Grief and everyday life : Bereaved parents' negotiations of presence across media. The Media and the Mundane: Communication Across Media in Everyday Life. editor / Kjetil Sandvik ; Anne Mette Thorhauge ; Bjarki Valtysson. 1. ed. Göteborg : Nordicom, 2016. pp. 105-11

Bibtex

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