Muscular Interventionism

  title={Muscular Interventionism},
  author={Maria O’Reilly},
  journal={International Feminist Journal of Politics},
  pages={529 - 548}
  • M. O’Reilly
  • Published 1 December 2012
  • Sociology
  • International Feminist Journal of Politics
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