Invented moralities

sexual values in an age of uncertainty by Jeffrey Weeks

Publisher: Columbia University Press in New York

Written in English
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  • Sexual ethics.,
  • Multiculturalism.
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-205) and index.

    StatementJeffrey Weeks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ32 .W44 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 209 p. ;
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL784061M
    ISBN 100231104103
    LC Control Number95016186

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