• Corpus ID: 152610151

Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics

@inproceedings{Hooks1990YearningRG,
  title={Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics},
  author={Bell Hooks},
  year={1990}
}
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