Intersectionality and Feminist Politics

  title={Intersectionality and Feminist Politics},
  author={Nira Yuval‐Davis},
  journal={European Journal of Women's Studies},
  pages={193 - 209}
  • N. Yuval‐Davis
  • Published 1 August 2006
  • Sociology
  • European Journal of Women's Studies
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