Centering Security Around Felt, Gendered Insecurities. / Sjoberg, Laura.

In: Journal of Global Security Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1, 05.02.2016, p. 51-63.

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In: Journal of Global Security Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1, 05.02.2016, p. 51-63.

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