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Women"s work histories

Dex, Shirley.

Women"s work histories

an analysis of the women and employment survey

by Dex, Shirley.

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Published by Dept. of Employment in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Employment -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 126-127.

    Statementby Shirley Dex.
    SeriesResearch paper / Department of Employment -- no.46, Research paper (Great Britain. Dept. of Employment) -- no.46.
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Dept. of Employment.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6135
    The Physical Object
    Pagination129 p. :
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18735623M

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