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Women, work and family in Britain and Germany

Women, work and family in Britain and Germany

a project of the Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society

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Published by Croom Helm in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Employment -- Great Britain.,
  • Women -- Employment -- Germany (West)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 211-216.

    Statementedited by T. Scarlett Epstein ... [et al.].
    ContributionsEpstein, T. Scarlett, Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6135 .W64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p. :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16436532M
    ISBN 100709909780, 0709909764

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