Intersectional Resistance and Law Reform

  title={Intersectional Resistance and Law Reform},
  author={Dean Spade},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={1031 - 1055}
  • Dean Spade
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
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