Pain as culture: A postcolonial feminist approach to S/M and women’s agency

@article{Deckha2011PainAC,
  title={Pain as culture: A postcolonial feminist approach to S/M and women’s agency},
  author={Maneesha Deckha},
  journal={Sexualities},
  year={2011},
  volume={14},
  pages={129 - 150}
}
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