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Feminism and Power

Linda Burns

Feminism and Power

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Published by Sage Publications Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10907761M
    ISBN 100761964096
    ISBN 109780761964094


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