“Party N Play” on the Internet: Subcultural Formation, Craigslist, and Escaping from Stigma

@article{Frederick2014PartyNP,
  title={“Party N Play” on the Internet: Subcultural Formation, Craigslist, and Escaping from Stigma},
  author={Brian J Frederick and Dina Perrone},
  journal={Deviant Behavior},
  year={2014},
  volume={35},
  pages={859 - 884}
}
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