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Gender violence and the press

the St. Kizito story

by H. Leslie Steeves

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Published by Ohio University Center for International Studies in Athens, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Violence -- Press coverage -- Kenya.,
    • Women -- Press coverage -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-184) and index.

      StatementH. Leslie Steeves.
      SeriesMonographs in international studies., no. 67.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN5499.K4 S74 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 190 p. :
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1011010M
      ISBN 100896801950
      LC Control Number96051586

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