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sexual gerrymander

women and the economics of power

by Jocelynne A. Scutt

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Published by Spinifex Press in North Melbourne, Vic., Australia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Australia -- Social conditions.,
    • Women -- Social conditions.,
    • Women -- History.,
    • Women -- Crimes against.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJocelynne A. Scutt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1822 .S28 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 290 p. ;
      Number of Pages290
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1157432M
      ISBN 101875559167
      LC Control Number94134637
      OCLC/WorldCa30373141


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