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Intersectional Sensibilities in Analysing Inequality Regimes in Public Sector Organizations. / Healy, Geraldine; Bradley, Harriet; Forson, Cynthia.

In: Gender, Work and Organization, Vol. 18, No. 5, 09.2011, p. 467-487.

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Healy, Geraldine ; Bradley, Harriet ; Forson, Cynthia. / Intersectional Sensibilities in Analysing Inequality Regimes in Public Sector Organizations. In: Gender, Work and Organization. 2011 ; Vol. 18, No. 5. pp. 467-487.

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