Women and Space
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Women and Space Ground Rules and Social Maps by Shirley Ardener

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English


  • Cultural And Social Anthropology,
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Personal space,
  • Social aspects,
  • Social conditions,
  • Space perception,
  • Women

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9829551M
ISBN 100312887337
ISBN 109780312887339

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