Travelling or not? A content analysis mapping Danish television drama from 2005 to 2014

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Travelling or not? A content analysis mapping Danish television drama from 2005 to 2014. / Helles, Rasmus; Lai, Signe Sophus.

In: Critical Studies in Television. The international journal of television studies, Vol. 12, No. 4, 19.12.2017, p. 395–410.

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Helles, R & Lai, SS 2017, 'Travelling or not? A content analysis mapping Danish television drama from 2005 to 2014', Critical Studies in Television. The international journal of television studies, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 395–410. https://doi.org/10.1177/1749602017729630

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Helles, R., & Lai, S. S. (2017). Travelling or not? A content analysis mapping Danish television drama from 2005 to 2014. Critical Studies in Television. The international journal of television studies, 12(4), 395–410. https://doi.org/10.1177/1749602017729630

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Helles R, Lai SS. Travelling or not? A content analysis mapping Danish television drama from 2005 to 2014. Critical Studies in Television. The international journal of television studies. 2017 Dec 19;12(4):395–410. https://doi.org/10.1177/1749602017729630

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Helles, Rasmus ; Lai, Signe Sophus. / Travelling or not? A content analysis mapping Danish television drama from 2005 to 2014. In: Critical Studies in Television. The international journal of television studies. 2017 ; Vol. 12, No. 4. pp. 395–410.

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