Competition, a feminist taboo?

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Published by The Feminist Press at the City University of New York in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women -- Psychology,
  • Competition (Psychology),
  • Feminism -- Psychological aspects

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Includes bibliographies.

Book details

Other titlesCompetition.
Statementedited by Valerie Miner and Helen E. Longino ; foreword by Nell Irvin Painter.
ContributionsMiner, Valerie., Longino, Helen E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1206 .C69 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 260 p. ;
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2379958M
ISBN 100935312749, 0935312757
LC Control Number87008515

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