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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sex role in the work environment,
  • Sex discrimination in employment,
  • Women -- Employment

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Nancy E. Sacks and Catherine Marrone.
ContributionsSacks, Nancy E., Marrone, Catherine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6060.6 .G454 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3295265M
ISBN 100813341922
LC Control Number2004017382

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