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LGBTQ Scholarship: Researcher Identity and Ingroup Positionality

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 May 2022

Brian F. Harrison
Carleton College, USA
Melissa R. Michelson
Menlo College, USA


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Field Experiments: Thinking Through Identity and Positionality
© The Author(s), 2022. Published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the American Political Science Association

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