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The multiple facets of lesbianism

The multiple facets of lesbianism

dilemmas and solutions

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Published by Jason Aronson in Northvale, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lesbianism -- Psychological aspects,
  • Psychoanalysis and feminism,
  • Women and psychoanalysis,
  • Psychoanalysis and homosexuality

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Ruth S. Fischer, Kay Reed.
    ContributionsFischer, Ruth S., Reed, Kay.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC451.4.G39 M85 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6787823M
    ISBN 100765703041
    LC Control Number00045346
    OCLC/WorldCa44979603


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