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Published online by Cambridge University Press:  05 August 2012

Linda C. McClain
Boston University
Joanna L. Grossman
Hofstra University, New York
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Gender Equality
Dimensions of Women's Equal Citizenship
, pp. 431 - 436
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2009

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