Gender and the construction of dominant, hegemonic and oppositional femininities
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Gender and the construction of dominant, hegemonic and oppositional femininities by Justin Charlebois

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Femininity,
  • Sex role

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-148) and index.

StatementJustin Charlebois
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF175.5.F45 C45 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 153 p. ;
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24903006M
ISBN 10073914488X, 0739144901
ISBN 109780739144886, 9780739144909
LC Control Number2010037758
OCLC/WorldCa663822361

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