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Published by Haworth Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.


  • Women -- Developing countries,
  • Women in community development,
  • Women in rural development,
  • Developing countries -- Social policy

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Edition Notes

StatementKathleen A. Staudt, Jane S. Jaquette, editors.
ContributionsStaudt, Kathleen A., Jaquette, Jane S., 1942-
LC ClassificationsHQ1870.9 .W6528 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination135 p. ;
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3158513M
ISBN 100866562265
LC Control Number83000139

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