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Gendered incorporations: critically embodied reflections on the gender divide in organisation studies

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Gendered incorporations : critically embodied reflections on the gender divide in organisation studies. / Knights, David; Thanem, Torkild.

In: International Journal of Work Organisation and Emotion , Vol. 4, No. 3-4, 01.2011, p. 217-235.

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Knights, D & Thanem, T 2011, 'Gendered incorporations: critically embodied reflections on the gender divide in organisation studies', International Journal of Work Organisation and Emotion , vol. 4, no. 3-4, pp. 217-235. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJWOE.2011.045963

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Knights, David ; Thanem, Torkild. / Gendered incorporations : critically embodied reflections on the gender divide in organisation studies. In: International Journal of Work Organisation and Emotion . 2011 ; Vol. 4, No. 3-4. pp. 217-235.

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