Feminist Reflections on Political Violence. / Sjoberg, Laura.

The Ashgate Research Companion to Political Violence. ed. / Marie Breen-Smyth. 1st. ed. Aldershot : Ashgate Press, 2012. p. 261-280.

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Feminist Reflections on Political Violence. / Sjoberg, Laura.

The Ashgate Research Companion to Political Violence. ed. / Marie Breen-Smyth. 1st. ed. Aldershot : Ashgate Press, 2012. p. 261-280.

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Sjoberg, L 2012, Feminist Reflections on Political Violence. in M Breen-Smyth (ed.), The Ashgate Research Companion to Political Violence. 1st edn, Ashgate Press, Aldershot, pp. 261-280. <https://www.routledge.com/The-Ashgate-Research-Companion-to-Political-Violence-1st-Edition/Breen-Smyth/p/book/9780754677529>

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Sjoberg, L. (2012). Feminist Reflections on Political Violence. In M. Breen-Smyth (Ed.), The Ashgate Research Companion to Political Violence (1st ed., pp. 261-280). Ashgate Press. https://www.routledge.com/The-Ashgate-Research-Companion-to-Political-Violence-1st-Edition/Breen-Smyth/p/book/9780754677529

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Sjoberg L. Feminist Reflections on Political Violence. In Breen-Smyth M, editor, The Ashgate Research Companion to Political Violence. 1st ed. Aldershot: Ashgate Press. 2012. p. 261-280

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Sjoberg, Laura. / Feminist Reflections on Political Violence. The Ashgate Research Companion to Political Violence. editor / Marie Breen-Smyth. 1st. ed. Aldershot : Ashgate Press, 2012. pp. 261-280

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