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By L. Jones

This publication explores the development of identities inside a lesbian workforce, outlining interactive strategies utilized in the construction of mutually-negotiated norms of authenticity. utilizing ethnography and discourse research, various group-specific personae are printed to be continuously remodeled and reproduced in the women's interaction.

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