Research on Men and Masculinities

@article{Petersen2003ResearchOM,
  title={Research on Men and Masculinities},
  author={Alan Petersen},
  journal={Men and Masculinities},
  year={2003},
  volume={6},
  pages={54 - 69}
}
  • A. Petersen
  • Published 1 July 2003
  • Sociology
  • Men and Masculinities
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