economic role of women by Frances Cornwall Hutner

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Published by Joint Council on Economic Education in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • United States.,
  • United States

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  • Women -- Employment -- United States.,
  • Women -- United States -- Economic conditions.,
  • Sex discrimination against women -- United States.,
  • Sex discrimination in employment -- United States.

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Statement[by Frances C. Hutner].
SeriesEconomic topice series
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LC ClassificationsHD6095 .H84
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4130905M
LC Control Number80108155

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