Doing Gender, Doing Class

@article{Trautner2005DoingGD,
  title={Doing Gender, Doing Class},
  author={Mary Nell Trautner},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={19},
  pages={771 - 788}
}
  • M. Trautner
  • Published 1 December 2005
  • Sociology
  • Gender & Society
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