Unmanageable Inequalities: Sexism in the Film Industry

  title={Unmanageable Inequalities: Sexism in the Film Industry},
  author={Deborah Jones and Judith K. Pringle},
  journal={The Sociological Review},
  pages={37 - 49}
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