Women and employment

changing lives and new challenges

Publisher: Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA

Written in English
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  • Women -- Employment,
  • Women -- Social conditions,
  • Work and family
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Jacqueline Scott, Shirley Dex, Heather Joshi.
    ContributionsScott, Jacqueline L., Dex, Shirley., Joshi, Heather.
    LC ClassificationsHD6053 .W6277 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 375 p. :
    Number of Pages375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22557036M
    ISBN 109781847202499
    LC Control Number2008927973

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