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Youth practice of brokerism. Identity as a technology broker. This role is diverse. Focus only in the cases where this role actually happened. Cultural brokers, language brokers, social brokers, technology brokers. The home as an arena, field, site, realm. The media environment of the house. Describe these media environment in detail, reveal the diversity. The role of the computer as an educational tool. Latino youth using home computers.

How does family background affect media practices? How does it affect the home media environment? The kind of activities that are done? rules? time-spent?

How about cultural and social capitals at the family setting?


  What is the media environment in which young people live - that is, the types and number of media available in their homes and bedrooms?