Diversity at a crossroads: How diversity research can contribute to the fight for social justice

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Smaranda Boros


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Boros, S. (2020). Diversity at a crossroads: How diversity research can contribute to the fight for social justice. Psihologia Resurselor Umane, 18(2). https://doi.org/10.24837/pru.v18i2.472


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