Mujer, inmigrante y colombiana: construcción de identidad en historias de vida mediadas

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Mujer, inmigrante y colombiana: construcción de identidad en historias de vida mediadas. / Hernández-Flores, Nieves.

In: Discurso & Sociedad, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2014, p. 462-481.

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Hernández-Flores, N 2014, 'Mujer, inmigrante y colombiana: construcción de identidad en historias de vida mediadas', Discurso & Sociedad, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 462-481.

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Hernández-Flores, N. (2014). Mujer, inmigrante y colombiana: construcción de identidad en historias de vida mediadas. Discurso & Sociedad, 8(3), 462-481.

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Hernández-Flores N. Mujer, inmigrante y colombiana: construcción de identidad en historias de vida mediadas. Discurso & Sociedad. 2014;8(3):462-481.

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Hernández-Flores, Nieves. / Mujer, inmigrante y colombiana: construcción de identidad en historias de vida mediadas. In: Discurso & Sociedad. 2014 ; Vol. 8, No. 3. pp. 462-481.

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