Cultures of femininity
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Published by Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies in Birmingham .
Written in English


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SeriesStencilled occasional papers. Women series / University of Birmingham. Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies -- SP69
ContributionsUniversity of Birmingham. Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies.
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Open LibraryOL21398090M

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