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Pride politics and multicultural citizenship. / Fortier, A. M.

In: Ethnic and Racial Studies, Vol. 28, No. 3, 05.2005, p. 559-578.

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Fortier, AM 2005, 'Pride politics and multicultural citizenship', Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 559-578. https://doi.org/10.1080/0141987042000337885

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Fortier, A. M. / Pride politics and multicultural citizenship. In: Ethnic and Racial Studies. 2005 ; Vol. 28, No. 3. pp. 559-578.

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