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Reading Between the Lines : Subjectivity and Men’s Violence. / Gadd, David.

In: Men and Masculinities, Vol. 5, No. 4, 01.01.2003, p. 333-354.

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Gadd, David. / Reading Between the Lines : Subjectivity and Men’s Violence. In: Men and Masculinities. 2003 ; Vol. 5, No. 4. pp. 333-354.

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