B. F. Skinner's Radical Behaviorism: Historical Misconstructions and Grounds for Feminist Reconstructions

  title={B. F. Skinner's Radical Behaviorism: Historical Misconstructions and Grounds for Feminist Reconstructions},
  author={Maria R. Ruiz},
  journal={Behavior and Social Issues},
  • M. Ruiz
  • Published 16 December 1995
  • Psychology
  • Behavior and Social Issues
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