Feminist Self-Imaging and Instagram: Tactics of Circumventing Sensorship

  title={Feminist Self-Imaging and Instagram: Tactics of Circumventing Sensorship},
  author={Magdalena Olszanowski},
  journal={Visual Communication Quarterly},
  pages={83 - 95}
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