Andrea Dworkin and the Social Construction of Gender: A Retrospective

  title={Andrea Dworkin and the Social Construction of Gender: A Retrospective},
  author={Judith Grant},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={967 - 993}
  • Judith Grant
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Sociology
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
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