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Women, the family, and the economy

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Published by McGraw-Hill Ryerson in Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Canada,
    • Women -- Employment -- Canada,
    • Family -- Canada,
    • Sex role -- Canada

    • Edition Notes

      StatementS.J. Wilson.
      SeriesMcGraw-Hill Ryerson series in Canadian sociology
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1457 .W53 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p. ;
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3034567M
      ISBN 10007548028X
      LC Control Number82123177


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