Mobilizing Metaphor: Considering Complexities, Contradictions, and Contexts in Adolescent Girls’ and Young Women’s Sexual Agency

@article{Tolman2015MobilizingMC,
  title={Mobilizing Metaphor: Considering Complexities, Contradictions, and Contexts in Adolescent Girls’ and Young Women’s Sexual Agency},
  author={Deborah L. Tolman and Steph M. Anderson and Kimberly Belmonte},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  year={2015},
  volume={73},
  pages={298-310}
}
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