Gender as Seriality: Thinking about Women as a Social Collective

@article{Young1994GenderAS,
  title={Gender as Seriality: Thinking about Women as a Social Collective},
  author={Iris Marion Young},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  year={1994},
  volume={19},
  pages={713 - 738}
}
  • I. Young
  • Published 1 April 1994
  • History
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
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