“OH NO! I'M A NERD!”

@article{Kendall2000OHNI,
  title={“OH NO! I'M A NERD!”},
  author={Lori Kendall},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  year={2000},
  volume={14},
  pages={256 - 274}
}
  • L. Kendall
  • Published 1 April 2000
  • Sociology
  • Gender & Society
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