A Reader in feminist knowledge

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Feminist theory,
  • Feminism,
  • Feminism -- Australia

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Sneja Gunew.
ContributionsGunew, Sneja Marina, 1946-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1190 .R43 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 414 p. ;
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2192176M
ISBN 10041504698X, 0415046998
LC Control Number89010959

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