From SlutWalks to SuicideGirls: Feminist Resistance in the Third Wave and Postfeminist Era

@article{Nguyen2013FromST,
  title={From SlutWalks to SuicideGirls: Feminist Resistance in the Third Wave and Postfeminist Era},
  author={Tram Nguyen},
  journal={WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly},
  year={2013},
  volume={41},
  pages={157 - 172}
}
  • Tram Nguyen
  • Published 6 December 2013
  • Art
  • WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly
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