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Cyber-campaigning in Denmark: Application and effects of candidate campaigning

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Cyber-campaigning in Denmark : Application and effects of candidate campaigning. / Hansen, Kasper Møller; Kosiara-Pedersen, Karina.

I: Journal of Information Technology and Politics, Bind 11, Nr. 2, 25.02.2014, s. 206-219.

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Hansen, KM & Kosiara-Pedersen, K 2014, 'Cyber-campaigning in Denmark: Application and effects of candidate campaigning', Journal of Information Technology and Politics, bind 11, nr. 2, s. 206-219. https://doi.org/10.1080/19331681.2014.895476

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Hansen, K. M., & Kosiara-Pedersen, K. (2014). Cyber-campaigning in Denmark: Application and effects of candidate campaigning. Journal of Information Technology and Politics, 11(2), 206-219. https://doi.org/10.1080/19331681.2014.895476

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Hansen KM, Kosiara-Pedersen K. Cyber-campaigning in Denmark: Application and effects of candidate campaigning. Journal of Information Technology and Politics. 2014 feb 25;11(2):206-219. https://doi.org/10.1080/19331681.2014.895476

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Hansen, Kasper Møller ; Kosiara-Pedersen, Karina. / Cyber-campaigning in Denmark : Application and effects of candidate campaigning. I: Journal of Information Technology and Politics. 2014 ; Bind 11, Nr. 2. s. 206-219.

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