Dominant constructions of women and nature in social science literature by Brinda Rao

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Published by Center for Political Ecology in Santa Cruz, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Rural women -- Developing countries,
  • Human ecology -- Developing countries,
  • Sex role -- Developing countries

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Other titlesCapitalism, nature, socialism.
StatementBrinda Rao.
SeriesCES/CNS pamphlet -- 2
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
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Open LibraryOL13594668M

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