Global perspectives on war, gender and health

the sociology and anthropology of suffering by Hannah Bradby

Publisher: Ashgate in Farnham, Burlington, VT

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Suffering -- Social aspects,
  • Violence,
  • Women -- Violence against,
  • Social medicine

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Hannah Bradby and Gillian Lewando Hundt.
ContributionsLewando Hundt, Gillian.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM886 .B73 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23655197M
ISBN 109780754675235, 9780754699118
LC Control Number2009031266

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