Queering Gender [Identity] in International Law

@article{Otto2015QueeringG,
  title={Queering Gender [Identity] in International Law},
  author={Dianne Otto},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Human Rights},
  year={2015},
  volume={33},
  pages={299 - 318}
}
  • Dianne Otto
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Nordic Journal of Human Rights
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