Christine Griffin: Snap Star: Celebritising the self, young adults, social media, media, and the culture of intoxication Aotearoa, New Zealand
Posted on 03-09-2013
In this presentation Christine discusses innovative form of multi-modal discourse analysis (MMDA) to explore the ways in which various digital technologies and social media are integrated into young adults’ drinking cultures in Aotearoa New Zealand (Levine and Scollon, 2004). Drawing on material from a 3-year study on young adults’ alcohol consumption and social media use supported by the Marsden Fund, Christine explains how different groups of young adults
engage with the celebritising process in the context of the night-time economy.


Under Control?

Location: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

"Under Control? Alcohol and Drug Regulation, Past and Present"  conference was held at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 21-23rd June 2013. Under Control? was supported by the Alcohol Research UK; Bowling Green State University; the Alcohol and Drugs History Society, Brock University (Faculty of Applied Health Sciences); the Society for the Study…

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