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Conceptualizing and illustrating the digital lifestyle of youth

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  • Pedro Quelhas Brito

    () (LIAAD/INESC-Porto, Faculdade de Economia, Universidade do Porto)

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This research looks at the psychosocial content and nature of the concept of the digital lifestyle when applied to pre-teens and teenagers. The concept of lifestyle is analyzed to assess whether the digital technological context is an acceptable framework to characterize the daily life of pre-teens and teenagers. Five dimensions of the digital lifestyle concept were useful to structure more than 200 technologically aware young consumers who discussed the meaning and usage of several digital devices.

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  • Pedro Quelhas Brito, 2008. "Conceptualizing and illustrating the digital lifestyle of youth," FEP Working Papers 300, Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto.
  • Handle: RePEc:por:fepwps:300
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    Consumer psychology; Internet; teenagers;

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