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Feminist research methods

exemplary readings in the social sciences

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women"s studies -- Methodology,
  • Feminism -- Research -- Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Joyce McCarl Nielsen.
    ContributionsNielsen, Joyce McCarl.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1180 .F465 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 262 p. :
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2206859M
    ISBN 100813306043, 0813305772
    LC Control Number89029019

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