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Writing Sex Work Online: The Case of Belle de Jour

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Writing Sex Work Online : The Case of Belle de Jour. / Ferreday, Debra.

In: Wagadu : a Journal of Transnational Women's and Gender Studies, Vol. 8, 2010, p. 273-292.

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Ferreday, D 2010, 'Writing Sex Work Online: The Case of Belle de Jour', Wagadu : a Journal of Transnational Women's and Gender Studies, vol. 8, pp. 273-292. <http://appweb.cortland.edu/ojs/index.php/Wagadu/article/view/532>

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Ferreday, D. (2010). Writing Sex Work Online: The Case of Belle de Jour. Wagadu : a Journal of Transnational Women's and Gender Studies, 8, 273-292. http://appweb.cortland.edu/ojs/index.php/Wagadu/article/view/532

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Ferreday D. Writing Sex Work Online: The Case of Belle de Jour. Wagadu : a Journal of Transnational Women's and Gender Studies. 2010;8:273-292.

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Ferreday, Debra. / Writing Sex Work Online : The Case of Belle de Jour. In: Wagadu : a Journal of Transnational Women's and Gender Studies. 2010 ; Vol. 8. pp. 273-292.

Bibtex

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