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Feminist theory and cultural studies stories of unsettled relations by Sue Thornham

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Published by Arnold in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Feminist theory,
  • Culture -- Study and teaching

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSue Thornham.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1190 .T53 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 230 p. ;
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3967506M
ISBN 100340718978, 0340718986
LC Control Number2001273494
OCLC/WorldCa46393118

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