Reparative Feminisms, Repairing Feminism—Reparation, Postcolonial Violence, and Feminism

  title={Reparative Feminisms, Repairing Feminism—Reparation, Postcolonial Violence, and Feminism},
  author={Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson},
  journal={Women \& Performance: a journal of feminist theory},
  pages={169 - 189}
  • J. Chambers-Letson
  • Published 1 July 2006
  • Sociology
  • Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory
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