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Title: Multilingual, multiscriptual and multimodal text-making : instant messaging among young people in Hong Kong
Author: Lee, Carmen Ka-Man
Awarding Body: University of Lancaster
Current Institution: Lancaster University
Date of Award: 2007
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This thesis is an investigation into Instant Messaging (IM) in young people's everyday lives in a multilingual community. Informed by concepts from the New Literacy Studies, this study understands IM as a social practice involving uses and production of texts. The overall focus is to explore IM in terms of activities and text-making.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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