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Women"s equality, demography, and public policies

Alena Heitlinger

Women"s equality, demography, and public policies

acomparative perspective

by Alena Heitlinger

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Published by St. Martin"s Press, Macmillan in New York, Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Government policy.,
  • Women"s rights.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p324-348. - Includes index.

    StatementAlena Heitlinger.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,383p. ;
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21258797M
    ISBN 100312096380


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