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Women and the Politics of Class

by Johanna Brenner

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Monthly Review Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminism,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Social classes,
  • Political aspects,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Political Science,
  • Working class women,
  • Sociology,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Social Science / Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • WOMEN_EMPLOYMENT_UNITED STATES,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Political Process - General,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8791421M
    ISBN 101583670106
    ISBN 109781583670101

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