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Women"s Lives and Public Policy

The International Experience (Contributions in Women"s Studies)


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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

  • Central government policies,
  • Feminism,
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Women And Politics,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Government policy,
  • Sex role,
  • Women,
  • Women in development

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMeredeth Turshen (Editor), Briavel Holcomb (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9333043M
    ISBN 100313273545
    ISBN 109780313273544

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