Hard facts, soft measures: Gender, quality and inequality debates in Danish film and television in the 2010s

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Hard facts, soft measures : Gender, quality and inequality debates in Danish film and television in the 2010s. / Redvall, Eva Novrup; Sørensen, Inge Ejbye.

I: Journal of Scandinavian Cinema, Bind 8, Nr. 3, 09.2018, s. 233-249.

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Redvall, EN & Sørensen, IE 2018, 'Hard facts, soft measures: Gender, quality and inequality debates in Danish film and television in the 2010s', Journal of Scandinavian Cinema, bind 8, nr. 3, s. 233-249. https://doi.org/10.1386/jsca.8.3.233_1

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Redvall, E. N., & Sørensen, I. E. (2018). Hard facts, soft measures: Gender, quality and inequality debates in Danish film and television in the 2010s. Journal of Scandinavian Cinema, 8(3), 233-249. https://doi.org/10.1386/jsca.8.3.233_1

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Redvall EN, Sørensen IE. Hard facts, soft measures: Gender, quality and inequality debates in Danish film and television in the 2010s. Journal of Scandinavian Cinema. 2018 sep;8(3):233-249. https://doi.org/10.1386/jsca.8.3.233_1

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Redvall, Eva Novrup ; Sørensen, Inge Ejbye. / Hard facts, soft measures : Gender, quality and inequality debates in Danish film and television in the 2010s. I: Journal of Scandinavian Cinema. 2018 ; Bind 8, Nr. 3. s. 233-249.

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