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Anthropology 002D: Culture & Gender

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03.20.19 | Sarah Elichko

Social Sciences & Data Librarian

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Underwood, Ted. “Theorizing Research Practices We Forgot to Theorize Twenty Years Ago.” Representations 127, no. 1 (August 2014): 64–72. https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2014.127.1.64.

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