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Feminist organizing for change the contemporary women"s movement in Canada by Nancy Adamson

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Published by Oxford University Press in Toronto .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Canada.

Subjects:

  • Feminism -- Canada

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNancy Adamson, Linda Briskin, Margaret McPhail.
ContributionsBriskin, Linda, 1949-, McPhail, Margaret.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1453 .A54 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 332 p. ;
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2257195M
ISBN 100195406583
LC Control Number89136669

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