Citation and marginalisation: the ethics of feminism in Medieval Studies

  title={Citation and marginalisation: the ethics of feminism in Medieval Studies},
  author={Karen Maude},
  journal={Journal of Gender Studies},
  pages={247 - 261}
  • K. Maude
  • Published 3 July 2014
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Gender Studies
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