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The terms “sex” and “gender” are often and incorrectly utilized interchangeably. “Sex” refers to categorizations of female, mal…

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Doris Jakobsh, “Gender”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Sikhism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurinder Mann Singh, Kristina Myrvold, Eleanor Nesbitt. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170712

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