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Lesbian family relationships in American society

the making of an ethnographic film

by Maureen A. Asten

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Lesbian mothers -- United States -- Family relationships,
    • Lesbian couples -- United States -- Family relationships,
    • Children of gay parents -- United States -- Family relationships,
    • Feminist anthropology -- United States,
    • Motion pictures in ethnology -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-146) and index.

      StatementMaureen A. Asten.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ75.6.U5 A87 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 150 p. ;
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL997600M
      ISBN 100275956423
      LC Control Number96036314


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