Trans Subjectivity and the Spatial Monolingualism of Public Toilets. / Nirta, Caterina.

In: Law and Critique, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2014, p. 217-288.

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Trans Subjectivity and the Spatial Monolingualism of Public Toilets. / Nirta, Caterina.

In: Law and Critique, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2014, p. 217-288.

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Nirta, Caterina. / Trans Subjectivity and the Spatial Monolingualism of Public Toilets. In: Law and Critique. 2014 ; Vol. 25, No. 3. pp. 217-288.

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