special guest contribution: is love without borders possible?

@article{Sarkar2018specialGC,
  title={special guest contribution: is love without borders possible?},
  author={Tanika Sarkar},
  journal={Feminist Review},
  year={2018},
  volume={119},
  pages={7-19}
}
  • Tanika Sarkar
  • Published 1 July 2018
  • Political Science
  • Feminist Review
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