“To Live a Humanity under the Skin”: Revolutionary Love and Third World Praxis in 1970s Chicana Feminism

  title={“To Live a Humanity under the Skin”: Revolutionary Love and Third World Praxis in 1970s Chicana Feminism},
  author={Natalie Havlin},
  journal={WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly},
  pages={78 - 97}
  • Natalie Havlin
  • Published 1 October 2015
  • Political Science
  • WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly
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