Guys and Dolls: Relational Life in the Technological Era

@article{Knafo2015GuysAD,
  title={Guys and Dolls: Relational Life in the Technological Era},
  author={Danielle Knafo},
  journal={Psychoanalytic Dialogues},
  year={2015},
  volume={25},
  pages={481 - 502}
}
  • D. Knafo
  • Published 4 July 2015
  • Sociology
  • Psychoanalytic Dialogues
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