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Men and Masculinities in Contemporary China

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Men and Masculinities in Contemporary China. / Song, Geng; Hird, Derek.

Brill, 2014. (Women and Gender in China Studies; Vol. 6).

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Song G, Hird D. Men and Masculinities in Contemporary China. Brill, 2014. (Women and Gender in China Studies).

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Song, Geng ; Hird, Derek. / Men and Masculinities in Contemporary China. Brill, 2014. (Women and Gender in China Studies).

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