Sometimes I think it is hell to be a girl: A longitudinal study of the rise of confessional radio

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Sometimes I think it is hell to be a girl : A longitudinal study of the rise of confessional radio. / Abildgaard, Mette Simonsen.

In: Media, Culture and Society, 2014.

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Abildgaard, MS 2014, 'Sometimes I think it is hell to be a girl: A longitudinal study of the rise of confessional radio', Media, Culture and Society.

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Abildgaard, M. S. (2014). Sometimes I think it is hell to be a girl: A longitudinal study of the rise of confessional radio. Media, Culture and Society.

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Abildgaard MS. Sometimes I think it is hell to be a girl: A longitudinal study of the rise of confessional radio. Media, Culture and Society. 2014.

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Abildgaard, Mette Simonsen. / Sometimes I think it is hell to be a girl : A longitudinal study of the rise of confessional radio. In: Media, Culture and Society. 2014.

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