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Alex Beam

Academia goes down the toilet

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / June 2, 2005

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When I first saw the ''Call for Papers -- Toilet Papers: The Gendered Construction of Public Toilets" posted on an academic website, my beeswax detector went off. There can't really be two professors planning to publish a book working from ''the premise that public toilets, far from being banal or simply functional, are highly charged spaces, shaped by notions of ... (Full article: 665 words)

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