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Feminist activism in academia

Ellen C. Mayock

Feminist activism in academia

new essays on personal, political and professional change

by Ellen C. Mayock

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Ellen C. Mayock and Domnica Radulescu
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC197 .F4715 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24553012M
ISBN 109780786445684
LC Control Number2010020399
OCLC/WorldCa607613304

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“Contemporary Feminist Theory and Activism: Six Global Issues is an exciting book combining feminist theorizing from within the academy and feminist activism on a range of international issues. Wendy Lee’s book brings together with clear and accessible prose issues that will engage student intellect and enthusiasm.

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