“DOING AND UNDOING GENDER”: FEMALE HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN

@article{Mehran2009DOINGAU,
  title={“DOING AND UNDOING GENDER”: FEMALE HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN},
  author={Golnar Mehran},
  journal={International Review of Education},
  year={2009},
  volume={55},
  pages={541-559}
}
  • G. Mehran
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • International Review of Education
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