Women in non-traditional occupations
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Women in non-traditional occupations challenging men by Barbara Bagilhole

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Women -- Employment.,
  • Occupations.,
  • Equality.,
  • Sex discrimination in employment.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBarbara Bagilhole.
LC ClassificationsHD6053 .B245 2002, HD6053 .B245 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18215595M
ISBN 100333929268
LC Control Number2002026753

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