use and abuse of anthropology reflections on feminism and cross-cultural understanding by Michelle Z. Rosaldo

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Photocopy of: Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, vol.5, no. 3, (1980), pp.389-417.

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Other titlesSigns: Journal of Women in Culture and Society.
StatementM. Z. Rosaldo.
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