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Women"s madness

Jane M. Ussher

Women"s madness

Misogyny or mental illness?.

by Jane M. Ussher

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by New York, Harvester Wheatsheaf in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Mental health -- Social aspects.,
  • Women -- Mental health -- Sociological aspects.,
  • Misogyny.,
  • Feminist psychology.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination341 p. ;
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16592122M
    ISBN 100745008313
    LC Control Number91092987

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