The Best of Both Worlds?

@article{Blue2013TheBO,
  title={The Best of Both Worlds?},
  author={Morgan Genevieve Blue},
  journal={Feminist Media Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={13},
  pages={660 - 675}
}
  • M. Blue
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Feminist Media Studies
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