Women's studies and the women's movement in Britain: origins and evolution, 1970–2000

@article{Bird2003WomensSA,
  title={Women's studies and the women's movement in Britain: origins and evolution, 1970–2000},
  author={Elizabeth Bird},
  journal={Women's History Review},
  year={2003},
  volume={12},
  pages={263 - 288}
}
  • E. Bird
  • Published 1 June 2003
  • Sociology
  • Women's History Review
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