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Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Ethical issues & debates,
  • Social History,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Great Britain,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociology,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Ethics & Morals,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Social Science / Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • 1945-,
  • Moral conditions,
  • Social conditions

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8055722M
ISBN 100765802236
ISBN 109780765802231

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