Making Sense of Gender, Age, Power and Disciplinary Position: Intersecting Discourses in the Academy

  title={Making Sense of Gender, Age, Power and Disciplinary Position: Intersecting Discourses in the Academy},
  author={Dorte Marie S{\o}ndergaard},
  journal={Feminism \& Psychology},
  pages={189 - 208}
  • D. Søndergaard
  • Published 1 May 2005
  • Sociology, Education
  • Feminism & Psychology
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