Evoking a shared past by enforcing nostalgia? On the role of media in nursing homes

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Evoking a shared past by enforcing nostalgia? On the role of media in nursing homes. / Christensen, Christa Lykke.

In: Journal of Scandinavian Cinema, Vol. 9, No. 1, 01.03.2019, p. 25-37.

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Christensen, CL 2019, 'Evoking a shared past by enforcing nostalgia? On the role of media in nursing homes', Journal of Scandinavian Cinema, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 25-37. https://doi.org/10.1386/jsca.9.1.25_1

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Christensen, C. L. (2019). Evoking a shared past by enforcing nostalgia? On the role of media in nursing homes. Journal of Scandinavian Cinema, 9(1), 25-37. https://doi.org/10.1386/jsca.9.1.25_1

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Christensen CL. Evoking a shared past by enforcing nostalgia? On the role of media in nursing homes. Journal of Scandinavian Cinema. 2019 Mar 1;9(1):25-37. https://doi.org/10.1386/jsca.9.1.25_1

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Christensen, Christa Lykke. / Evoking a shared past by enforcing nostalgia? On the role of media in nursing homes. In: Journal of Scandinavian Cinema. 2019 ; Vol. 9, No. 1. pp. 25-37.

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