Women"s lives

multicultural perspectives by Gwyn Kirk

Written in English
Published: Pages: 615 Downloads: 873
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Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Feminism,
  • Women

About the Edition

The sixth edition of Women"s Lives: Multicultural Perspectives relies on the analyses, principles, and style of earlier editions, but with substantial changes to take account of recent scholarship. Women"s Lives offers an introduction to women"s studies and examines the lives of U.S. women within a global context as well as across race, class, nationality, sexuality, culture, age, and disability.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

StatementGwyn Kirk, Margo Okazawa-Rey
ContributionsOkazawa-Rey, Margo, author
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1421 .K573 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 615 pages
Number of Pages615
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27195927M
ISBN 100073512346
ISBN 109780073512341
LC Control Number2012034639
OCLC/WorldCa809988999

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